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UNIT 4 Assessment Review
Consructive and Destructive Forces
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A property owner wants to decrease erosion and run-off in their yard. What steps should they take to accomplish this?
- Plant vegetation
- change the soil type
- reduce the steepness of the yard
What landforms are created by glacial deposition?
drumlin, moraine, till, kettle lake
what is the process by which glaciers pick up rock?
What process forms hills?
folding and faults
When bedrock in Massachusetts is examined, it often appears scraped or polished. Which of the following most likely caused the bedrock to appear scraped or polished?
Rivers are capable of shaping land. Describe the features that can occur as a river erodes land.
canyons and hillsides
landslides mudflows, slump, and creep are all examples of...
deltas are built by...
Sue stood at the top of a mountain, she wondered about the time involved in forming a mountain. Name other processes that would take about the same amount of time to form.
Anything formed by plate movement.
Oceanic lithosphere is destroyed at
convergent boundaries where subduction takes place
in order for rocks to be weathered and eroded, they must first be _____________ by tectonic movement.
explain how constructive and destructive work together to create a mountain.
Compression forms folds (constructive)
That is smoothed by weathering and erosion (destructive)
uplift, volcanic eruption and crustal deformation are considered constructive forces because...
they make landforms that are later destroyed
Geologists infer from the rounded, eroded shapes of the Appalachian Mountains that...
mountains have been eroding for millions of years.
a wide sloping deposit of sediment formed where a stream leaves a mountain range is called an...
Mass movement is caused by
force of gravity
large deltas are created by rivers that...
carry and deposit a lot of sediment
some areas of the world lack deltas because...
some rivers can't carry enough sediment to create a delta
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