5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- continental glacier
- flood plain
- kettle lake
- mass wasting
- a is an area of land on either side of a stream that is underwater when the stream floods
- b the sediment left directly on the ground surface by a retreating glacier.
- c called ice sheets, are much larger than alpine glaciers and can cover entire continents. Today, covers most of Greenland and Antarctica.
- d the downhill movements of masses of rocks and soil
- e a bowl shaped depression that was formed by a block of ice from a glacier and then became filled with water.
5 Multiple choice questions
- is a fan shaped deposit of sediment at the base of a mountain. It forms where is a stream leaves a steep valley and enters a flatter plain.
- a deposit of till left behind by a retreating glacier.
- the blanket of till that a glacier deposits its bottom.
- the highest part in the ground that is saturated, or completely filled with water.
- the weight of a glacier and heat from Earth cause ice at the bottom of a glacier to melt. A layer of water forms under the glacier, and it starts sliding along on the layer of water.
5 True/False questions
erosion → the part of the erosion process in which sediment is placed in a new location, or deposited.
delta → is an area of land formed by the buildup of sediment at the end, or mouth of a river.
glacier → is a large mass of ice that moves over land
slump → is a slide of loose debris that moves as a single unit
barrier island → the process in which weathered particles are picked up and moved from one place to another.