Glacial Landforms of Transportation and Deposition Quiz
True or false?
Moraines are formed by the deposition of poorly sorted, angular till deposits, carried by ice then dumped when it melts.
Identify the type of moraine found along the sides of a glacier.
Identify the type of moraine found where two tributary glaciers meet.
Identify the type of moraine found on the bedrock between the ice.
Identify the type of moraine found at the snout of a glacier.
Which of the following moraines is most likely to be left intact when ice melts?
Lateral moraine is most likely to remain intact because they are less likely to be eroded by meltwater.
What is the name of a rock transported by ice and deposited in an area of different geology?
True or false?
By pinpointing the source of an erratic scientists can identify the direction of movement of past ice sheets.
What are egg-shaped hills of deposited material, that often occur in groups, known as?
What are drumlins formed from?
Drumlins indicate the past direction of ice movement. Which of the following is correct?
What is a group of drumlins known as?
Glacial Landforms of Transportation and Deposition
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