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a slow process that breaks rocks into smaller pieces


the transport of weathered rock (moving it place to place)


rocks or gravel left by a glacier

physical weathering

weathering when rocks change size and shape without changing their chemical makeup; happens because of rain, flowing water, or wind

chemical weathering

weathering that changes the minerals that make up the rocks


the bottom end of a glacier


mounds that form where glacial till builds up

glacial till

debris dropped by a glacier that includes gravel, small rocks, sand and clay


when weathered (broken apart) rocks are dropped off by water or wind


thick sheets of ice that move very slowly over the land; they form when snow collects quickly and melts slowly - it keeps piling higher!

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