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Chapter 9 Weathering and Erosion

Mrs. Morris

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1.the process by which natural forces move weathered rock and soil from one place to another.
6.The movement of water and sediment down a beach caused by waves coming in shore at an angle (2 Words)
8.a mixture of sediments that a glacier deposits
9.a mass of rock and soil suddenly slip down a slope.
12.is the energy of motion (2 Words)
13.is a long, narrow glacier that forms when snow and ice build up high in a mountain valley (2 Words)
17.the till deposited at the edges of a glacier that forms a ridge
19.water in the the carcks and spaces of rock layers.
21.small depression that forms when a chunk of ice is left in glacial till.
22.the force that moves rock and other materials downhill
24.the most destructive type of mass movement
25.is energy that is stored (2 Words)
26.forms when the level of the sea rises, filling a valley once cut by a glacier.
29.may occur where a river meets an area of rock that is very had and erodes slowly.
31.Formed when sea caves on either side of a headland join. (2 Words)
33.rise over run
34.landslides, mudflows, slum and creep (2 Words)
36.formed by wave action
41.a stream or river that flows into a larger river
42.the very slow downhill movement of rock and soil.
43.a calcite deposit that hangs like an icicle from the roof of a cave
44.a bowl-shaped hollow eroded by a glacier
47.any large mass of ice
48.is a deposit of wind- blown sand (2 Words)
49.the abiltiy to do work
51.the amount of sediment a river carries
52.fine wind-deposited sediment
53.a channel aling which water is gradually flowing down a slope.
2.tiny grooves in the soil
3.a meander that has been cut off by a river. (2 Words)
4.the process of picking up rock as a glacier flows over land.
5.is a glacier that covers much of the continent or large island (2 Words)
7.Formed as longshore drift deposits sand along the shore
10.occurs when the agents of erosion, deposit or lay down, sediment
11.found in many parts of the United States where the bedrock is made up thick layers of limestone (2 Words)
14.a wide, sloping deposit of sediment formed where a stream leaves a mountain range (2 Words)
15.Formed as waves pile up sand along the shore
16.a loop like bend in the course of a river.
18.material moved by erosion
20.the wearing away of rock by a grinding action
23.part of the shore that sicks out into the ocean
27.The flat, wide area of land along a river. (2 Words)
28.when many times in the past that continental glaciers have covered large portions of Earth's Surface. (2 Words)
30.a calcite deposit that builds up by slow dripping in a cone shape
32.the process by which wind removes surface materials
35.caused by the roughness that increases friction and reduces a rivers speed
37.a long mound of till that is smoothed in the direction of the glacier flow
38.a rapid downhill movement of a mixture of rock, water, and soil.
39.the force that opposes motion
40.Left standing when a sea arch collapses (2 Words)
45.water that moves over Earth's surface.
46.sediment deposited where a ariver flows into an ocean or lake
50.a large groove or or channel in the soil that carries runoff after a rainstorm.

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