chapter 12 vocabulary words
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The boundary between land and a body of water.
an area on the shoreline made up of material deposited by waves.
the movement sand or sediments by short jumps or bounces it is caused by wind or water.
a form of wind erosion which fine,dry soil particles are blown away.
the grinding and wearing away of rock surfaces,the mechanical action of other rock,sand particles.
very fertile sediments of quartz,feldspar,clay,mica,and hornblende deposited by the wind.
a mound of wind-deposited sand that keeps it's shape even though it moves
a large mass of moving ice.
the rock material carried and deposited by glaciers.
unsorted rock material that is deposited directly by a melting glacier.
a glacial deposit that has been sorted and layered by the action of streams or melted water.
a movement of a section of land down a slope .
the rapid mass movement of rock down a steep slope or cliff.
the sudden movement of rock and soil down a slope.
the flow of a mass of mud or rock and soil mixed with a large amount of water.
The slow downhill movement of weathered rock material.