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5 Matching questions

  1. Sief Dune
  2. Tidal currents
  3. Coastal blowout dune
  4. Latent heat
  5. T-
  1. a type of longitudinal dune which is up to 400 yards high
  2. b high sand dune of the parabolic dune class formed adjacent to a beach, usually with a deep deflation hollow or blowout enclosed within a deflation hollow
  3. c rising tides set in motion in bays and estuaries currents of water
  4. d heat absorbed and held in storage in a gas or liquid during the process of evaporation or melting, respectively.
  5. e tundra; associated with E climate

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. (B) evaporation exceeds ppt on the average thoughout the year, no water surplus, no permanent streams originate in this climate zone
  2. Semiarid/Steppe
  3. process in which water in a liquid or solid state passes into the vapor state. cools off
  4. rising air experiences a drop in temperature, even though no heat energy is lost to the outside
  5. when a body of warm moist air is forced to rise, this process can set off convection activity-- consists of strong updrafts taking place within a convection cell.

5 True/False questions

  1. Beachthich, wedge-shaped accumulation of sand, gravel or cobbles in a zone of breaking waves


  2. Cumuliform cloudsor globular clouds; globular masses representing bubble-like bodies of warmer air spontaneously rising because they are less dense than the surrounding air-- also called cumulus


  3. Sensible heatwhen waves reach shallow water, the drag on bottom slows and steepens the wave until it leaps forward and collapse


  4. Chemical Pollutantscompounds in the gaseous state, CO, SO2, NO, NO2, NO3; absorbed by water


  5. Ebb currenta deeply embayed coast resulting from submergence of a landmass dissected by stream. This coast has many offshore islands.


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