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15 terms

science ch. 3

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erosion
breaking down and moving of material
depostion
deposit of sediment
mass movement
erosion by gravity
slump
curved path, slow movement
creep
slow, trees are in the way
glacier
a large mass of ice that moves under its own weight
plucking
ice that is picking up sediments
till
different sized sediments
moraine
bulldozer
abrasion
when wind blows the sand, and erodes sand
loess
fine sediment ex. sand
dune
mound of fine sediment- sand
transverse dune
most uncommon dune. a lot of sand. perpendicular to the direction of wind
star dune
when wind comes from different sides
barchan dune
sand is limited