Weathering
Erosion
Wind
Glacier
Gravity

100

All of the following: ice, tree roots, burrowing animals and carbonic acid cause mechanical weathering EXCEPT
what is carbonic acid

100

Eroded soil can enter streams, causing them to fill with ___________
What is sediment

100

Many farmlands of the Midwestern US are on fertile soil that developed from
What is loess deposits

100

This occurs when glacial ice melts and the water flows down into cracks in rocks, refreezes, fractures the rock into pieces.
What is plucking

100

Trees, walls and leaning fence posts are signs of this
What is creep

200

______________occurs when materials containing iron are exposed to oxygen and water.
What is oxidation

200

When people remove vegetation it affects erosion how
What is increases

200

____________can be compared to sandblasting
What is abrasion

200

Till that is deposited at the end and sides of a glacier when it is not moving forward is
What is a moraine

200

Any type of erosion that happens as gravity moves materials downslope is
What is mass movement

300

The rate of weathering depends on the area's ________.
What is climate

300

Wind, water, gravity and glacier are
What is the four agents of erosion

300

This forms when sediments are blown against an obstacle and settle behind it.
What is a dune

300

A large mass of ice and snow slowly moving
What is a glacier

300

The dropping of sediments as they lose energy
What is deposition

400

____________weathering occurs when chemical reactions dissolve or change the minerals in rocks.
What is chemical

400

Three ways people can reduce erosion on steep slopes is
What is plant vegetation, insert drainage, and build walls

400

This can be compared to sandblasting
What is abrasion

400

Grooves and striations on the bedrock indicate this
What is the direction the glacier traveled

400

A thick mixture of water and mud flowing down hill
What is a mudflow

500

Ice wedging is brought about by
What is water freezing and thawing

500

Overgrazing, deforestation, and building on steep slopes increase this
What is erosion

500

The dropping of airborne particles
What is deposition

500

A ridge or pile of sediment left at the end of a glacier
What is a moraine

500

Mass of material slips down along a curved surface when the base material can no longer support the rock and sediment above.
What is slump