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5 Matching questions

  1. frontal precipitation
  2. Stream load
  3. relocation diffusion
  4. 1964 Alaskan Earthquake
  5. hierarchial diffusion
  1. a when something moves from place A to place B and takes root in place B
  2. b geologic term referring to the solid matter carried by a stream
  3. c Any precipitation attributable to the action of a front; used mainly to distinguish this type from air-mass precipitation and orographic precipitation
  4. d Across south-central Alaska, ground fissures, collapsing buildings, and tsunamis directly caused about 131 deaths
  5. e moved from a higher place to a lower place (ex. Christianity

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Richter scale
  2. addresses cultural landscapes
  3. - The earthquake had a "strong" moment magnitude of 6.7, but the ground acceleration was one of the highest ever instrumentally recorded in an urban area in North America
  4. soil creeps, mudslides, landslides, talus slopes
  5. a scientific theory which describes the large scale motions of Earth's lithosphere.

5 True/False questions

  1. Formal regioneconomic region


  2. Diastrophismprocess by which large continental areas undergo slight deformation


  3. Permafrostsoil at or below the freezing point of water (0 °C or 32 °F) for two or more years


  4. Convectional precipitationis any product of the condensation of atmospheric water vapor that is pulled down by gravity and deposited on the Earth's surface


  5. sea breezesa wind from the sea that develops over land near coasts


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