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5 Matching questions

  1. Delta
  2. transform plate boundary
  3. Alfred Wegner
  4. Asthenosphere
  5. Permafrost
  1. a soil at or below the freezing point of water (0 °C or 32 °F) for two or more years
  2. b plates slide by each other horizontally
  3. c known for theory of continental drift
  4. d partially molten layer beneath the lithosphere; weak zone in upper mantle
  5. e faster moving body of water that comes into contact with a larger, slower moving body of water

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. left behind when glaciers receded
  2. decompose rather than disintegrate
  3. solid, outermost shell of the earth. Includes crust and upper mantle
  4. - The earthquake had a "strong" moment magnitude of 6.7, but the ground acceleration was one of the highest ever instrumentally recorded in an urban area in North America
  5. hard to recognize

5 True/False questions

  1. Perceptional regionthe way you think about a place


  2. Diffusionspreading out of a particular phenomenon (people, ideas, tech) over the earth's surface; there are three types


  3. Convectional precipitationAny precipitation attributable to the action of a front; used mainly to distinguish this type from air-mass precipitation and orographic precipitation


  4. Alluviumloose, unconsolidated (not cemented together into a solid rock), soil or sediments


  5. Formal regioneconomic region