Hulsey: Chapter 12 Science Test

  1. Which Alpine Glacier has sharp, pyramid-shaped peaks?
  2. a small glacial valley that joins the deeper main valley. Many of these form waterfalls
    Hanging valleys
  3. As Alpine Glaciers slowly flow downhill, what happens?
    they widen and straighten the valleys into U shapes.
  4. When material is deposited off shore a ____________is formed
  5. Waves that travel in groups
    wave train
  6. water current that moves the sand in a zig-zag pattern along the beach
    longshore current
  7. material deposited by streams in front of the glacier in a broad area
    outwash plain
  8. what is produced when glaciers carry material to the front of and along the sides of the ice?
  9. an isolated, offshore column of rock that was once connected to the mainland
    sea stack
  10. What forms when waves cut large holes into a rock at the base of a sea cliff
    sea cave
  11. the skipping and bouncing movement of sand-sized particles in the direction the wind is blowing
  12. area where there is little vegation the wind may scoop out depressions in the landscape. the depressions are called__________
    deflation hollows
  13. what anchors sand and soil in place?
    plant roots
  14. two main types of glaciers
    alpine and continental
  15. glaciers move in two ways. what are they?
    sliding and flowing
  16. 4 examples of rapid mass movement
    • rock falls
    • landslides
    • mudflows
    • lahars
  17. what is it called when the movement of material downslope is very slow?
  18. when waves cut completely through a headland, a ___________is formed
    sea arch
  19. a narrow strip of sand that is formed by wave deposition and is connected to the shore is called a ___________
    barrier spit
  20. a wind-eroded depression is called a
    deflation hollow
  21. what kind of mass movement happens continuously, day after day?
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Hulsey: Chapter 12 Science Test
Hulsey: Chapter 12 Science Test