Agents of Erosion & Deposition
a boundary line between land and water
an area of sand sloping down to the water of a sea or lake
a water current that travels near and parallel to the shoreline
The movement of sand or other sediments by short jumps and bounces that is caused by wind or water
a decrease in the general price level of goods and services
the wearing down of rock particles by friction due to water or wind or ice
a ridge of sand created by the wind
a fine-grained unstratified accumulation of clay and silt deposited by the wind
a large ice mass that moves slowly down a mountain or over land
a large floating mass of ice, detached from a glacier and carried out to sea.
A deep crack or fissure in the ice of a glacier.
the rock material carried and deposited by glaciers
rock material that has been sorted and deposited in layers by water flowing from the melted ice of a glacier
the mixture of sediments that a glacier deposits directly on the surface
the downhill movement of rock and soil because of gravity
a group of loose rocks that fall down a steep slope
a slide of a large mass of dirt and rock down a mountain or cliff
The rapid downhill movement of a mixture of water, rock, and soil.
the very slow downhill movement of rock and soil.