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22 terms
Water, Wind, Ice, and Gravity Landforms
Wadi
Plateau
Mesa
Butte
A dry riverbed that fills with water during the rainy season
A large raised area of mostly level land
Steep walls and a relatively flat top (smaller than a plateau)
Hill with steep/vertical sides and a small flat top (smaller…
Wadi
A dry riverbed that fills with water during the rainy season
Plateau
A large raised area of mostly level land
8 terms
Wind, ice, gravity
Dunes
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 snow…
Materials carried and deposited by a glacier.
Dunes
Mounds of wind-deposited sand.
loess
Thick deposits of windblown, fine-grained sediment.
13 terms
Erosion by Wind, Ice, & Gravity
abrasion
deflation
dunes
loess
the grinding and wearing down of rock surfaces by other rocks…
the removal of fine sediment by wind
mounds of wind-deposited sand
thick deposits of extremely fine windblown sediments,
abrasion
the grinding and wearing down of rock surfaces by other rocks…
deflation
the removal of fine sediment by wind
16 terms
Weathering by Wind, Ice, and Gravity
Abrasion
Deflation
Dunes
Slip face
The grinding away of rock by other rock particles carried in…
Erosion caused by wind that blows away small sediments.
mounds of wind-deposited sand
steeply sloped side of the dune, usually the side away from t…
Abrasion
The grinding away of rock by other rock particles carried in…
Deflation
Erosion caused by wind that blows away small sediments.
8 terms
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 quarts feldspar 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 quarts feldspar hornblende mica and…
8 terms
Wind ice gravity
Dune
Loess
Glacier
Glacial drift
A mound of wind-deposited sand that moves as a result of the…
Fine-grained sediment of Quartz feldspar horn lend mica and c…
Large mass of ice that exists year round and moves over
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 sediment of Quartz feldspar horn lend mica and c…
Wind, Ice, and Gravity
Dune
Creep
Loess
Rockfall
Mounds of wind-deposited sand.
The extremely slow movement of material downslope.
Thick deposits of wind blown, fine-grained sediment.
When loose rocks fall down a steep slope.
Dune
Mounds of wind-deposited sand.
Creep
The extremely slow movement of material downslope.
8 terms
Wind ice and gravity
Dune
Loess
Glacier
Glacier drift
Mound formed by deposited sand
Think deposits of fine grained sand
Large mass of moving ice
All of the materials carried and deposited by a glacier
Dune
Mound formed by deposited sand
Loess
Think deposits of fine grained sand
19 terms
Erosion by Wind, Ice, Gravity
Wind
Abrasion
Deflation
Dunes
Erosional agent that shapes Earth... Moves rock particles, sand…
Grinding and weathering down of rock surfaces by other rock o…
Removal of fine sediment by wind... - leads to Desert pavement(w…
Mounds of deposited sand... - found in desert and shores of lake…
Wind
Erosional agent that shapes Earth... Moves rock particles, sand…
Abrasion
Grinding and weathering down of rock surfaces by other rock o…
22 terms
Water, Wind, Ice, and Gravity Landforms
Wadi
Plateau
Mesa
Butte
A dry riverbed that fills with water during the rainy season
A large raised area of mostly level land
Steep walls and a relatively flat top (smaller than a plateau)
Hill with steep/vertical sides and a small flat top (smaller…
Wadi
A dry riverbed that fills with water during the rainy season
Plateau
A large raised area of mostly level land
25 terms
Erosion by gravity,Ice, and Wind
erosion
sediment
deposition
gravity
Processes by which rock, sand, and soil are broken down and c…
a residue that settles in the bottom of something
Gas to solid
A force of attraction between objects that is due to their ma…
erosion
Processes by which rock, sand, and soil are broken down and c…
sediment
a residue that settles in the bottom of something
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…
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
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
Lesson 4 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, 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
E and D by wind, ice, and gravity
Dune
Glacial Drift
Glacier
Loess
A mound of wind-deposited sand that moves as a result of the…
The rock material carried and deposited by glaciers
A large mass of ice that exists year-round and moves over land
Fine-grained sediments of quartz, feldspar, hornblende, mica,…
Dune
A mound of wind-deposited sand that moves as a result of the…
Glacial Drift
The rock material carried and deposited by glaciers
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.
20 terms
Erosion by wind, water, gravity and ice
Erosion
Deposition
Gradient
Load
Process by which sediment and other materials are moved from…
Process by which eroded material is dropped.
Measure of the change in elevation over a certain distance.
Materials carried by a stream.
Erosion
Process by which sediment and other materials are moved from…
Deposition
Process by which eroded material is dropped.
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,…
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,…
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 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…
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…
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 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,…
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
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…
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
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
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
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
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 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…
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…
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 .
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 , + 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,…
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
...
...
...
dune
a mound of wind deposited sand that moves as a resuts of the
loess
...
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…
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
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, 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
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
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,…
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
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…
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