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8 terms
Erosion and Deposition by Wind and Gravity
Wind
Gravity
Creep
Landslide
Air moving over Earth's surface.
Can pull soil, mud, and rocks down cliffs and hillsides.
A slow mass movement of sediments down a hill.
The sudden movement of rock and soil down a slope.
Wind
Air moving over Earth's surface.
Gravity
Can pull soil, mud, and rocks down cliffs and hillsides.
9 terms
Erosion & Deposition by Gravity
Mass Movement
Angle of Repose
Rapid mass movement
Slow mass movement
The movement of any material down a slope.
The steepest angle or slope at which loose material will not…
Movement of land that happens fast and can destroy nearly eve…
Movement of land that happens a little at a time.
Mass Movement
The movement of any material down a slope.
Angle of Repose
The steepest angle or slope at which loose material will not…
12 terms
Soil and deposition by gravity
Mass wasting
Talus slope created by
Landslides can move at speeds up to
Landslide occur in
General movement caused by gravity
Weathered material from a step close or cliff falling down hill
200mph
Steep, dry climates
Mass wasting
General movement caused by gravity
Talus slope created by
Weathered material from a step close or cliff falling down hill
8 terms
Erosion and Deposition by Wind, Ice, and Gravity
dune
loess
glacier
glacial drift
A mound of wind-deposited sand that moves as a result of the…
fine-grained ed sediments of quartz, feldspar, hornblende, mi…
A large mass of ice that exists year-round and moves over land
the rock material carried and deposited by glaciers
dune
A mound of wind-deposited sand that moves as a result of the…
loess
fine-grained ed sediments of quartz, feldspar, hornblende, mi…
8 terms
Erosion and Deposition by Wind, Ice, and Gravity
Dune
Loess
Glacier
Glacial Drift
Mounds of wind-deposited sand. Dunes are common in desserts a…
Thick deposits of this windblown, it's also fine-grained sedi…
A large mass of moving ice that forms by the compacting of sn…
A term for all the materials carried and deposited by a glaci…
Dune
Mounds of wind-deposited sand. Dunes are common in desserts a…
Loess
Thick deposits of this windblown, it's also fine-grained sedi…
15 terms
Erosion and Deposition by Wind, Glaciers, and Gravity
Valley Glacier
Continental Glacier
Plucking
Moraine
A long, narrow glacier that forms when snow and ice build up…
A glacier that covers a large part of a continent and can smo…
The process by which a glacier picks up rocks as it flows ove…
A mass of rocks and sediment carried down and deposited by a…
Valley Glacier
A long, narrow glacier that forms when snow and ice build up…
Continental Glacier
A glacier that covers a large part of a continent and can smo…
8 terms
Erosion & Deposition -Gravity
Mass Movement
Angle of repose
Rock fall
Landslide
A movement of a section of land down a slope.
The steepest angle or slope at which loose material will not…
A group of loose rocks that fall down a steep slope.
The sudden movement of rock and soil down a slope.
Mass Movement
A movement of a section of land down a slope.
Angle of repose
The steepest angle or slope at which loose material will not…
9 terms
Gravity Erosion and Deposition
What is mass movement?
What is the main cause of mass movement?
What are the 2 types of mass movements?
Landslides
Process that moves sediments downhill
gravity
RMM and SMM... Rapid and slow
rock and soil slide quickly down a steep slope
What is mass movement?
Process that moves sediments downhill
What is the main cause of mass movement?
gravity
8 terms
Erosion and Deposition by Wind, Ice and, Gravity
Dune
Loess
Glacier
Glacial Drift
A mound of wind deposited sand that moves as a result of the…
Fine grained sediments of quartz, feldspar, hornblende, mica,…
A large mass of ice that exists year round and moves over land
The rock material carried and deposited by glaciers
Dune
A mound of wind deposited sand that moves as a result of the…
Loess
Fine grained sediments of quartz, feldspar, hornblende, mica,…
Erosion and Deposition by wind, ice, and gravity
dune
loess
glacier
glacial drift
A mound of wind deposited sand that moves as a result of the…
fine-grained sediments of quartz, feldspar, hornblende, mica,…
a large mass of ice that exists year round and moves over land
the rock material carried and deposited by glaciers
dune
A mound of wind deposited sand that moves as a result of the…
loess
fine-grained sediments of quartz, feldspar, hornblende, mica,…
8 terms
Erosion and Deposition by Wind, Ice, and Gravity
Dune
Loess
Glacier
Glacial drift
A mound of wind-deposited sand that moves as a result of the…
Fine-grained sediments of quartz, feldspar,hornblende,mica, a…
A large mass of ice that exists year-round and moves over land.
The rock material carried and deposited by glaciers.
Dune
A mound of wind-deposited sand that moves as a result of the…
Loess
Fine-grained sediments of quartz, feldspar,hornblende,mica, a…
12 terms
Erosion and Deposition by Wind, Ice, and Gravity
Dune
loess
glacier
glacial drift
a mound of wind - deposited sand that moves as a result of th…
fine - grained sediments of quartz, feldspar, hornblende, mic…
a large mass of ice that exists year - round and mover over l…
the rock material carried and deposited by glaciers
Dune
a mound of wind - deposited sand that moves as a result of th…
loess
fine - grained sediments of quartz, feldspar, hornblende, mic…
8 terms
Erosion and Deposition by Wind, Ice, and Gravity
dune
loess
glacier
glacial drift
a mound of wind-deposited sand that moves a as result of the…
fine-grained sediments of quartz, feldspar, hornblende, mica,…
a large mass of ice that exists year round and moves over land.
The rock material carried and deposited by glaciers.
dune
a mound of wind-deposited sand that moves a as result of the…
loess
fine-grained sediments of quartz, feldspar, hornblende, mica,…
8 terms
erosion and Deposition by ,Wind,Ice,And gravity
dune
loess
glacier drift
creep
a mound of wind-deposited sand that moves as a result of the…
fine-grained sediments of quartz,feldspar,hornblende,mica,and…
the rock material carried and deposited by glaciers
the slow downhill movement of weathered rock material
dune
a mound of wind-deposited sand that moves as a result of the…
loess
fine-grained sediments of quartz,feldspar,hornblende,mica,and…
15 terms
Erosion and deposition by Wind , Gravity and Ice
Dune
Loess
Glacier
Glacial drift
Mounds of wind deposited sand.
Thick deposits of fine grained sediment
Large mass of moving ice that forms by the compacting of snow…
All materials carried and deposited by a glacier.
Dune
Mounds of wind deposited sand.
Loess
Thick deposits of fine grained sediment
8 terms
Erosion/Deposition by Wind, Ice, & Gravity
dune
loess
glacier
glacial drift
a mound of wind-deposited sand that moves as a result of the…
fine-grained sediments of quartz, feldspar, homblende, mica,…
a large mass of ice that exists year-round and moves over land
the rock material carried and deposited by glaciers
dune
a mound of wind-deposited sand that moves as a result of the…
loess
fine-grained sediments of quartz, feldspar, homblende, mica,…
7 terms
Erosion and Deposition by Wind, Ice, and Gravity
creep
dune
glacial drift
landslide
the slow downhill movement of weathered rock material
a mound of wind-deposited sand that moves as a result of the…
the rock material carried and deposited by glaciers
the sudden movement of rock and soil down a slope
creep
the slow downhill movement of weathered rock material
dune
a mound of wind-deposited sand that moves as a result of the…
Erosion & Deposition by Wind ,Ice and Gravity
Erosion
Deposition
Gravity
deflation
(geology) the mechanical process of wearing or grinding somet…
the natural process of laying down a deposit of something.
(physics) the force of attraction between all masses in the u…
the removal of fine sediment by wind .
Erosion
(geology) the mechanical process of wearing or grinding somet…
Deposition
the natural process of laying down a deposit of something.
8 terms
Erosion and Deposition by Wind, Ice, and Gravity
Dune
Loess
Glacier
Glacial Drift
A mound of wind-deposited sand that moves as a result of the…
Fine-grained sediments of quartz, feldspar, hornblende, mica,…
A large mass of ice that exists year-round and moves over land.
The rock material carried and deposited by glaciers.
Dune
A mound of wind-deposited sand that moves as a result of the…
Loess
Fine-grained sediments of quartz, feldspar, hornblende, mica,…
8 terms
Erosion and deposition by Wind,Ice,and gravity
dune
loess
glacier
glacial drift
a mound of wind-deposited sand that moves as a result of the…
fine-grained sediments of quartz,fledspar hornblende,mica,and…
a large mass of ice that exists year-round and moves over land
the rock material carried and deposited by glaciers
dune
a mound of wind-deposited sand that moves as a result of the…
loess
fine-grained sediments of quartz,fledspar hornblende,mica,and…
8 terms
Erosion and deposition by wind, ice, and gravity
Dune
Creep
Loess
Rockfall
A mound of wind- deposited sand that moves as a resultos the…
The slow downhill movement os weathered rock material
Fine- grained sediments of quartz, feldspar, hornblende, mica…
The rapid mass movement of rock down a steep slope or cliff
Dune
A mound of wind- deposited sand that moves as a resultos the…
Creep
The slow downhill movement os weathered rock material
8 terms
Erosion and Deposition by Wind, Ice and Gravity
Dune
Loess
Glacier
Glacial Drift
a mound or ridge of sand or other loose sediment formed by th…
a loosely compacted yellowish-gray deposit of windblown sedim…
a persistent body of dense ice that is constantly moving unde…
material, as gravel, sand, or clay, transported and deposited…
Dune
a mound or ridge of sand or other loose sediment formed by th…
Loess
a loosely compacted yellowish-gray deposit of windblown sedim…
18 terms
Erosion and Deposition by Wind, Ice, and Gravity
Erosion
Deposition
Floodplain
Delta
The process by which sediment and other materials are moved f…
The process by which eroded material is dropped
A flat area formed by many layers of deposited sediment
A fanned - shaped pattern
Erosion
The process by which sediment and other materials are moved f…
Deposition
The process by which eroded material is dropped
8 terms
Erosion and Deposition by Wind, Ice, and Gravity
Dune
Loess
Glacier
Glacial Drift
A mound of wind deposited sand that moves as a result of the…
fine-grained sediments of quartz, feldspar, hornblende, mica,…
a large mass of ice that exist year round and moves over land
the rock material carried and deposited by glaciers
Dune
A mound of wind deposited sand that moves as a result of the…
Loess
fine-grained sediments of quartz, feldspar, hornblende, mica,…
8 terms
Erosion and Deposition by Wind,Ice, and gravity
dune
loess
glacier
glacier drift
a mound of wind-deposited that moves as a result of the actio…
fined grained sediments of quartz, feldspar, hornblende, mica…
a large mass of ice that exists year round.
the rock material carried and deposited by glaciers
dune
a mound of wind-deposited that moves as a result of the actio…
loess
fined grained sediments of quartz, feldspar, hornblende, mica…
8 terms
Erosion and deposition by wind, ice, and gravity
loess
dune
glacier
glacial drift
Deposits of silt laid down by aeolian processes over extensiv…
A hill or ridge of sand piled up by the wind
A large mass of moving ice and snow on land
material, as gravel, sand, or clay, transported and deposited…
loess
Deposits of silt laid down by aeolian processes over extensiv…
dune
A hill or ridge of sand piled up by the wind
Erosion and Deposition by wind, ice, and gravity
Dune
Loess
Glacier
Glacier drift
Dunes are common in the deserts and along the shore of lakes…
Thick deposits of this windblown, fine gained sediment .
A large mass of moving ice that forms by the compacting of sn…
Is the general term for all of the materials carried and depo…
Dune
Dunes are common in the deserts and along the shore of lakes…
Loess
Thick deposits of this windblown, fine gained sediment .
8 terms
Erosion and Deposition by Wind, Ice, and Gravity
Dune
Loess
Glacier
Glacial drift
A mound of wind-deposited sand that moves as a result of acti…
Fine-grained sediment of quartz,feldspar,hornblende,mica,and…
A large mass of ice that exist year round and moves over land
The rock material carried and deposited by glaciers
Dune
A mound of wind-deposited sand that moves as a result of acti…
Loess
Fine-grained sediment of quartz,feldspar,hornblende,mica,and…
27 terms
Wind, Ice, and Gravity Erosion & Deposition
erosion
deflation
slump
rock fall
Process by which weathered rock and soil are moved from one p…
Erosion caused by wind that blows away small sediments.
A type of mass movement that occurs when a mass of material m…
a group of loose rocks that fall down a steep slope
erosion
Process by which weathered rock and soil are moved from one p…
deflation
Erosion caused by wind that blows away small sediments.
26 terms
Erosion and Deposition by Wind, Ice, and Gravity
Abrasion
Deflation
Kinds of Deflation
Dune
The grinding and wearing down of rock surfaces by other rock…
The dropping of sediment in a new location
Dunes and Loess
Mounds of wind-deposited sand, common in deserts and along th…
Abrasion
The grinding and wearing down of rock surfaces by other rock…
Deflation
The dropping of sediment in a new location
8 terms
erosion and deposition by wind ice and gravity
dune
loess
glaciers
glacial drift
a mound of wind deposited sand that moves as a resuts of the
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...
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dune
a mound of wind deposited sand that moves as a resuts of the
loess
...
8 terms
erosion and deposition by wind, ice, and gravity
dune
loess
glacier
glacial drift
a mound of wind-deposited sand that moves as a result of wind
...
...
...
dune
a mound of wind-deposited sand that moves as a result of wind
loess
...
8 terms
Erosion and Deposition by Wind, Water, Ice, and Gravity
dune
loess
glacier
glacial drift
A mound of wind-deposited sand that moves as a result of the…
fine-grained sediments of quartz, feldspar, hornblende, mica,…
a large mass of ice that exists year-round and moves over land.
the rock material carried and deposited by glaciers.
dune
A mound of wind-deposited sand that moves as a result of the…
loess
fine-grained sediments of quartz, feldspar, hornblende, mica,…
8 terms
Erosion and Deposition by Wind, Ice, and Gravity
Dune
Loess
Glacier
Glacial Drift
Mounds of wind-deposited sand
Thick deposits of windblown, fine-grained sediment
A large mass of moving ice that forms by the compacting of sn…
The general term for all of the materials carried and deposit…
Dune
Mounds of wind-deposited sand
Loess
Thick deposits of windblown, fine-grained sediment
10 terms
Erosion and Deposition by Wind, Water, and Gravity
Dune
Loess
Glacier
Glacial Drift
a mound of wind-deposited sand that moves as a result of the…
fine-grained sediments of quartz, feldspar, hornblende, mica,…
a large mass of ice that exists year round and moves over land
the rock material carried and deposited by glaciers
Dune
a mound of wind-deposited sand that moves as a result of the…
Loess
fine-grained sediments of quartz, feldspar, hornblende, mica,…
7 terms
Erosion and deposition by wind, ice, and gravity
Dune
Loess
Glacier
Glacial drift
A mound of wind deposited sand that moves as a result of tue…
Fine grained sediments if Quartz, feldspar, hornblende, mica,…
A large mass of ice that exists year round and moves over land
The rock material carried and deposited by glaciers
Dune
A mound of wind deposited sand that moves as a result of tue…
Loess
Fine grained sediments if Quartz, feldspar, hornblende, mica,…
8 terms
Erosion and Deposition by Wind, Ice ,and Gravity
Dune
Loess
Glacier
Glacial drift
Mounds of wind or sand
Thick deposits of wind lien, fine-grained sediment
A large mass of moving ice that forms by the compacting of sn…
All materials carried and deposited by a glacier
Dune
Mounds of wind or sand
Loess
Thick deposits of wind lien, fine-grained sediment
8 terms
Erosion and deposition by wind, ice and gravity
Dune
Loess
Glacier
Glacial drift
A mound of wind deposited sand that moves as a result of wind
Fine grain sediments of the Quartz, hornblende, mica, and cla…
A large mass of ice that exists year round and moves over land
The rock material carried and deposited by glaciers
Dune
A mound of wind deposited sand that moves as a result of wind
Loess
Fine grain sediments of the Quartz, hornblende, mica, and cla…
8 terms
Lesson 4: Erosion and Deposition by Wind, Ice and Gravity
Dune
Loess
Glacier
Glacial drift
a mound of wind-deposited sand that moves as a result of the…
the sudden movement of rocks and soil down a slope.
a large mass of ice that exists year-round and moves over land.
the rock material carried and deposited by glaciers.
Dune
a mound of wind-deposited sand that moves as a result of the…
Loess
the sudden movement of rocks and soil down a slope.
8 terms
12.3 Erosion & Deposition by Gravity
mass wasting
talus slope
landslide
Avalanche
general movement caused by gravity
weathered material from a cliff / steep slope falls downhill…
very sudden , dramatic fall of rocks
very Sudden fall of snow
mass wasting
general movement caused by gravity
talus slope
weathered material from a cliff / steep slope falls downhill…
8 terms
erosion + deposition by wind, ice , + gravity
dune
loess
glacier
glacier drift
a mound of wind-deposited sand that moves as a result of the…
fine-grained sediments of quartz, feldspar, hornblende, mica,…
a large mass of ice that exists year-round and moves over land
the rock material carried and deposited by glaciers
dune
a mound of wind-deposited sand that moves as a result of the…
loess
fine-grained sediments of quartz, feldspar, hornblende, mica,…
26 terms
Erosion and Deposition by Wind, Ice, and Gravity
Abrasion
Deflation
Kinds of Deflation
Dune
The grinding and wearing down of rock surfaces by other rock…
The dropping of sediment in a new location
Dunes and Loess
Mounds of wind-deposited sand, common in deserts and along th…
Abrasion
The grinding and wearing down of rock surfaces by other rock…
Deflation
The dropping of sediment in a new location
8 terms
erosion&deposition by WIND,ICE,and GRAVITY
dune
loess
glacier
glacial drift
a mound of wind- deposited sand that moves as a result of the…
fine- grained sediments of quartz, feldspar, hornblende, mica…
a large mass of ice that exists year- round and moves over land
the rock material carried and deposited by glaciers
dune
a mound of wind- deposited sand that moves as a result of the…
loess
fine- grained sediments of quartz, feldspar, hornblende, mica…
35 terms
Erosion and Deposition by Wind, Ice, and Gravity - CISH
Dune
Up
Slip face
Windward
A mound of wind-deposited sand that moves as a result of the…
Wind move materials (up or down) the slope of a dune
the steep side of a sand dune opposite of the windward side
the side of a mountain range or a sand dune that faces the in…
Dune
A mound of wind-deposited sand that moves as a result of the…
Up
Wind move materials (up or down) the slope of a dune
Erosion and Deposition by wind, ice, and gravity
abrasion
deflation
dunes
loess
the grinding and wearing down of rock surfaces by other rock…
the removal of fine sediment by wind
mounds of wind deposited sand
think deposits of windblown fine-grained sediments
abrasion
the grinding and wearing down of rock surfaces by other rock…
deflation
the removal of fine sediment by wind
11 terms
Erosion and deposition by wind water and gravity
Abreded rock
Desert pavement
Dunes
Loess
Abrassion happens when they are strong winds, loose sand, and…
Removal of fine sediment by deflation
Mound of wind deposited sand
Fine grained sediment deposited by wind ... Loess are valuable r…
Abreded rock
Abrassion happens when they are strong winds, loose sand, and…
Desert pavement
Removal of fine sediment by deflation
8 terms
Erosion and deposition by wind ice and gravity
Dune
Loess
Glacier
Glacier drift
A mound of wind-deposited sand that moves as a result of the…
Fine- grained sediments of quartz feldspar hornblende mica an…
A large mass of ice that exists year round and moves over land
The rock material carried and deposited by glaciers
Dune
A mound of wind-deposited sand that moves as a result of the…
Loess
Fine- grained sediments of quartz feldspar hornblende mica an…
8 terms
Erosion and Deposition by Wind, Ice, and Gravity
Dune
Loess
Glacier
Glacial drift
Mounds of wind deposited sand
Fix deposits of windblown, fine-grained sediment
A large mass of moving ice that forms by the compacting of sn…
The general term for all of the materials carried and deposit…
Dune
Mounds of wind deposited sand
Loess
Fix deposits of windblown, fine-grained sediment
8 terms
erosion and deposition by wind, ice, and gravity
dune
creep
loess
rockfall
a mound of wind-deposition sand that moves as a result of the…
the slow downhill movement of weathered rock material
fine-grained sediments of Quartz, feldspar, hornblende, mica,…
the rapid mass movement of rock down a steep slope or cliff
dune
a mound of wind-deposition sand that moves as a result of the…
creep
the slow downhill movement of weathered rock material
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