5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- glacial drift
- noncryotic ground
- outwash plain
- a unfrozen ground
- b small island that form when there is a high load of sediment
- c elevation above which snow persists year round, lower limit of perennial snow
- d all debris deposited by glacier.
- e depositional plain of stratified drift
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- processes, landforms, topography and climate of cold regions, along margins of past and present glaciers. freeze-thaw processes common features: permafrost, pattern ground and ground ice
- freezing - expansion. thawing - contraction. repeated growth and melting of ice crystals in the pore spaces of rock.
- amount of sediment transported at a given discharge
- Driving forces/Resisting forces
- Temperature and Precipitation
5 True/False Questions
abrasion → removal of weathered material from one place to another - transport
2 glacier types → all debris deposited by glacier.
Meandering Rivers → 1. Climate and meteorological events 2. Lithology, layering, structural control, gradient and surface material 3. vegetation and land use effect
glacier mass balance → terminus have been retreating since little ice age
lodgement till → deposited under the ice, dense and clay ric, compacted by overriding ice