Erosion Deposition Plates Constructive and Destructive Forces Wave Erosion

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What is erosion
When a natural force carries weathered particles away from a place to a new location

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What is deposition
The process of laying down materials, such as rocks and soil

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What is a plate
A section of the lithosphere

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What is a constructive force
A force that helps the land

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What is beaches
______ form when wave erode one shoreline and drop sand somewhere else.

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What is farms
Wind erosion can be a serious problem on _____.

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What is glaciers
_______ deposit sediments downhill.

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What is North American plate
The plate that we live on

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What is a destructive force
A force that destroys the land

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What is inlets
______ may connect two bodies of water.

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What is landslides
Sometimes erosion can result in

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What is rainwater flowing
_______ ________ over bare fields on slopes can deposit debris downhill.

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What is plate boundaries
The edges where Earth's plates meet

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What is destructive
A landslide is a __________ force.

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What is sandbars
Ridges of sand that are either above or just below the water level.

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What is wind, flowing water, and gravity
Causes of erosion can be

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What is mountains or other landforms.
Deposition makes ______ form.

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What is plate movement
Earthquakes happen because of

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What is constructive
Mountains and valleys are formed by __________ forces.

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What is A tombolo
A spit that connects an island to the coastline.

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What is canyons
The most common type of landform created by erosion

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What is U-shaped
Over a long time, the action of glaciers wears away the bottom of a valley which becomes . ......

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What is the lithosphere
The solid, rocky outermost layer of Earth

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What is plate boundaries
Constructive and destructive forces occur at

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What is wave
A ____ is a moving swell or ridge of water that carries energy.

Erosion and Deposition

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