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Land and Water Study Guide
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The process of wearing away and carrying of earth materials from one place to another.
The process which water or a glacier lays down earth materials.
4 Components Soil is made of
Gravel, Sand, Humus and Clay
Reddish color powder. Least amount of Pore space. Moves easily with water.
Brownish black made of once living material. Some pore space. Floats on the water
Last to move with water. Lots of Pore space. Made of minerals. Small piece of rock
Fine/Small rocks lots of Pore Space. Moves slowly with water
What water can do to shape land
Erode and Deposit
Steps of the Water Cycle
Evaporation, Condensation, Precipitation, Collection
Factors to Decide How Much soil is eroded and deposited?
Slope of land, Speed of Water, Amount of water, vegetation
How can humans affect erosion and deposition?
Planting/removing plants, Build Dams
What can change the direction and flow of water?
Hills, Rocks, vegetation, dams
What are aerial Photographs?
Views from Above
2 Examples of landforms flowing water can create?
Delta, Valley, Canyon
What are branches of streams that converge to form the trunk of a larger stream or river called?
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