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Glaciation Quiz


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Answer the questions below

  1. What is the name of a ridge seperating two corries?    

  2. What is the name of a deep rounded hollow found on the side of mountains as a result of glacial erosion?    

  3. Which of the following is a type of glacial erosion?    

  4. Which of the following contain areas of upland glacial scenery?    

  5. What is the effect of the wearing away of rock by fragments of other rock carried by moving ice?    

  6. What is the name of the following process? - Water enters cracks in the rock during the day, then expands at night, enlarging the cracks. More enters the next day, and the cycle continues until the rock breaks.    

  7. Why are upland glaciated areas popular destinations among tourists?    

  8. What is the name given to material carried by a glacier?    

  9. What is the term used to describe a glacier pulling away rock which it is frozen to?    

  10. What is the name given to a feature formed when three or more corries cut back into the same mountain?    

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