5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- flood plain
- a the sediment left directly on the ground surface by a retreating glacier.
- b a deposit of till left behind by a retreating glacier.
- c is an area of land on either side of a stream that is underwater when the stream floods
- d curves and bands that form a twisting, looping pattern in a stream channel
- e A sandbar that has built up above the water surface and is joined to the land at one end
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- is a long, narrow island that develops parallel to a coast. It forms a barrier between the ocean waves and the shore of the mainland.
- is a ridge of sand built up by action of waves and currents.
- 2 kinds: flowing and sliding.
- 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.
- called ice sheets, are much larger than alpine glaciers and can cover entire continents. Today, covers most of Greenland and Antarctica.
5 True/False Questions
long shore drift → is the zig-zag movement of sand along a beach. Sand is pushed at an angle.
sliding glacier movement → ice near surface is brittle and cracks often form in it. Deep inside, ice doesn't break due to pressure on top.
deposition → the part of the erosion process in which sediment is placed in a new location, or deposited.
alpine glacier → is a large mass of ice that moves over land
delta → is an area of land formed by the buildup of sediment at the end, or mouth of a river.