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5 Matching questions

  1. valley glaciers
  2. (arroyo) (wadi) (donga) (nullah)
  3. Interglacial stages
  4. winter
  5. kettle pond
  1. a kettle that fills with water (ex. Walden Pond)
  2. b names for ephemeral streams - streams that carry water only in response to rainfall
  3. c glaciers that exist in lofty mountain areas, where they usually follow valleys. (advance very slowly)
  4. d what time of year is represented by dark varves
  5. e represents periods of time between glaciation events during the Ice Age.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. elevation above which snow remains year-round is the
  2. enormous masses that flow out in all directions from one or more centers and completely obscure all but the highest areas of underlying terrain (appear like an upside bowl and are at least 1 million Sq miles)
  3. during the last ice age the three ice sheets that covered north america were ____________________, Laurentide , and Greenland
  4. glacial ice that covers some uplands and plateaus (like ice sheets but smaller less than 1 million Sq miles)
  5. any material carried by a glacier and then dropped in water

5 True/False questions

  1. hanging valleysvalleys created by a tributary glacier, that enters the main valley a great distance above the floor are known as ____________


  2. glacial milkis a thick mass of ice originating on land from the compaction and recrystallization of snow


  3. barchan dunesdunes: solitary, tips point down wind, limited amount of sand, form on flat land, no vegetation, migrate slowly, max. 30 meters tall


  4. slipfacea cone shaped deposit of sediment (formed by a river flowing over the surface of a glacier and into a crevasse


  5. transverse dunesdunes: isolated hills of sand, variable wind direction, up to 90 meters tall