5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- sliding glacier movement
- long shore current
- long shore drift
- mass wasting
- a 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.
- b is the movement of water along a shore as waves strike the shore at an angle.
- c is a large mass of ice that moves over land
- d is the zig-zag movement of sand along a beach. Sand is pushed at an angle.
- e the downhill movements of masses of rocks and soil
5 Multiple choice questions
- is a slide of loose debris that moves as a single unit
- is a mound of sand built up by wind
- the process in which weathered particles are picked up and moved from one place to another.
- causes water to move downward, carrying and depositing sediments as it flows.
- is a ridge of sand built up by action of waves and currents.
5 True/False questions
meandering → large caves
spit → is a mound of sand built up by wind
divide → a ridge from which water drains to one side or the other
barrier island → is a long, narrow island that develops parallel to a coast. It forms a barrier between the ocean waves and the shore of the mainland.
loess → The slowest form of mass movement