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5 Matching questions

  1. Convectional precipitation
  2. 1964 Alaskan Earthquake
  3. Permafrost
  4. mechanical weathering
  5. Asthenosphere
  1. a is any product of the condensation of atmospheric water vapor that is pulled down by gravity and deposited on the Earth's surface
  2. b partially molten layer beneath the lithosphere; weak zone in upper mantle
  3. c Across south-central Alaska, ground fissures, collapsing buildings, and tsunamis directly caused about 131 deaths
  4. d physical disintegration of earth's material (ex. frost action, root action, salt crystals)
  5. e soil at or below the freezing point of water (0 °C or 32 °F) for two or more years

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. non-frontal synoptic scale low-pressure system over tropical or sub-tropical waters with organized convection (i.e. thunderstorm activity) and definite cyclonic surface wind circulation
  2. decompose rather than disintegrate
  3. great sea wave; fast moving
  4. spreading out of a particular phenomenon (people, ideas, tech) over the earth's surface; there are three types
  5. addresses cultural landscapes

5 True/False questions

  1. relocation diffusionthings that are catching (fashion, music, etc)

          

  2. contagious diffusionwhen something moves from place A to place B and takes root in place B

          

  3. Gradational processesthe way you think about a place

          

  4. Formal regionwell defined boundaries and a large degree of homogeneity

          

  5. Stream loadgeologic term referring to the solid matter carried by a stream