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5 Matching questions

  1. till
  2. ground moraine
  3. creep
  4. end moraine
  5. continental glacier
  1. a the sediment left directly on the ground surface by a retreating glacier.
  2. b the till that marks the farthest advance of a glacier forms a deposit.
  3. c called ice sheets, are much larger than alpine glaciers and can cover entire continents. Today, covers most of Greenland and Antarctica.
  4. d the blanket of till that a glacier deposits its bottom.
  5. e The slowest form of mass movement

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a ridge from which water drains to one side or the other
  2. is a mound of sand built up by wind
  3. a bowl shaped depression that was formed by a block of ice from a glacier and then became filled with water.
  4. is an area of land formed by the buildup of sediment at the end, or mouth of a river.
  5. the highest part in the ground that is saturated, or completely filled with water.

5 True/False questions

  1. sinkholeis a basin that forms when the roof of a cave becomes so thin that it suddenly falls in


  2. gravityis a large mass of ice that moves over land


  3. loessdeposits of fine wind- blown sediment near dunes. It forms good soil for growing crops. Covers 10% of the land surface of the Earth


  4. glaciercauses water to move downward, carrying and depositing sediments as it flows.


  5. flood plaina deposit of till left behind by a retreating glacier.