5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- lateral moraine
- alluvial fan
- alpine glacier
- a the process in which weathered particles are picked up and moved from one place to another.
- b is a fan shaped deposit of sediment at the base of a mountain. It forms where is a stream leaves a steep valley and enters a flatter plain.
- c large caves
- d the ridges of till deposited at the sides of a glacier.
- e called valley glaciers, form in mountains and flow down through valleys.
5 Multiple choice questions
- The area of land in which water drains into a stream system, the water eventually drains into a lake or an ocean.
- 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.
- 2 kinds: flowing and sliding.
- is an area of land formed by the buildup of sediment at the end, or mouth of a river.
- wind blows away all the smallest particles from a mixture sand, silt and gravel, leaves behind a stony surface.
5 True/False questions
flood plain → a deposit of till left behind by a retreating glacier.
long shore drift → is the movement of water along a shore as waves strike the shore at an angle.
deposition → the part of the erosion process in which sediment is placed in a new location, or deposited.
mudflow → a major type of mass wasting
continental glacier → called ice sheets, are much larger than alpine glaciers and can cover entire continents. Today, covers most of Greenland and Antarctica.