Processes Changing Earth’s Surface

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Which description best describes the term 'erosion'?

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What feature indicates the movement of glaciers on the Earth's surface? 

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What are the types of weathering? 

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Which description best describes the term 'weathering'?

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Unsorted sediment or pebbles, sand, clay, etc. that is transported and deposited by glaciers is called:

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What type of mountains are formed when molten rock erupts onto Earth’s surface and hardens?

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Which statement is TRUE about weathering and deposition processes? 

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Sharp, high-land ridge of rock that occurs between two alpine glaciers.

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Which of the following shows a chemical weathering of rocks? 

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_____________ plate boundaries are where tectonic plates collide.

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Why is the rate of erosion in deserts higher than in other areas?

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Plates slide past one another at ____.

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A loop like bend in the shape of the river as the river winds from side to side

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Vibrations caused by earthquakes can cause large amounts of rock and soil to move downhill very quickly.

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Which description best describes the term 'deposition'?

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What is soil composed of?

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What are the two types of glaciers? 

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Why is the weathering process faster on the top of mountains than at lower altitudes?

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Which of these is an example of erosion

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Why is the speed of soil formation greater in areas where the temperatures can change quickly?

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