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Question 11.Which of the following terms is used to describe the addition of snow and ice to a glacier?
Question 22.There are many large formations of snow and ice that would not be considered glaciers. What is a key factor that leads to classification as a glacier?
Question 33.Melting and wind erosion are processes that contribute to a glacier's _____.
Question 44.If you went for a walk and came across a large boulder that was not the same as the bedrock in the area, what would you call this large rock?
Question 55.What happens when water gets tied up in glaciers during an ice age?
Question 66.The presence of large glaciers during an ice age changes air flows and weather patterns. This can turn a previously dry area into a wet area, and lead to the creation of:
Question 77.Which of the following would NOT increase glacial flow rates?
Question 88.If you were looking at a rocky structure that resembled an amphitheater with its round hollow and steep sides, what would you be looking at?
Question 99.Which of the following is defined as a change in the Earth's orbit around the sun, from circular to oblong?
Question 1010.Which of the following terms is used to describe the mixture of unsorted sediment deposits carried by a glacier?
Question 1111.How might the changing continental positions affect glaciation?
Question 1212.Which glacial erosion process is at work if large chunks of rock are picked up by moving glaciers?
Question 1313.Which term is defined as dangerous ice cracks that can form at the top of glaciers?
Question 1414.Which process occurs when a glacier can no longer support its own weight, resulting in the slippage of ice layers within the glacier?
Question 1515.Which of the following features is described as a sharp, angular peak formed when several glaciers erode a mountain in different directions?
Question 1616.Which of the following best describes glacial deposition?
Question 1717.Where on planet Earth would you be most likely to locate a continental glacier?
Question 1818.Glacial erosion and glacial deposition have the ability to completely reshape a landscape. Which of the following would NOT be a result of these processes?
Question 1919.Which process occurs when an entire glacier moves as a single unit due to melting at its base?
Question 2020.Which is a land feature created by alpine glaciers?
Question 2121.Which of the following is TRUE of glacier movement?
Question 2222.Consider the lists below and indicate which list BEST describes the three variations in the earth's orbit as explained in the Milankovitch theory.
Question 2323.Which of the following best describes an ice age?
Question 2424.Bunker Hill is an elongated hill composed of glacial till. In other words, what is it?
Question 2525.If you are an adventurous hiker, you might walk along a sharp, narrow mountain ridge caused by glaciers. What would you be walking on?
Question 2626.Which of the following processes can result in an iceberg?
Question 2727.Which term describes shifts in the tilt of the Earth's axis that influence the intensity of the seasons?
Question 2828.Which term is used to describe piles of till deposited at the farthest point that a past glacier reached?
Question 2929.The process of calving occurs when chunks of tidewater glaciers break off into the ocean and form _____.
Question 3030.What do we call the long scratches that are etched into rocks as glaciers move over top of them?
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