5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- glacier movement
- water table
- sliding glacier movement
- a 2 kinds: flowing and sliding.
- b the highest part in the ground that is saturated, or completely filled with water.
- c is a slide of loose debris that moves as a single unit
- d is a large mass of ice that moves over land
- e the weight of a glacier and heat from Earth cause ice at the bottom of a glacier to melt. A layer of water forms under the glacier, and it starts sliding along on the layer of water.
5 Multiple choice questions
- is a mound of sand built up by wind
- is the movement of water along a shore as waves strike the shore at an angle.
- is a ridge of sand built up by action of waves and currents.
- The slowest form of mass movement
- the downhill movements of masses of rocks and soil
5 True/False questions
flowing glacier movement → ice near surface is brittle and cracks often form in it. Deep inside, ice doesn't break due to pressure on top.
divide → is a mound of sand built up by wind
end moraine → a deposit of till left behind by a retreating glacier.
sinkhole → is a ridge of sand built up by action of waves and currents.
alpine glacier → called valley glaciers, form in mountains and flow down through valleys.