Glacial Landforms of Erosion – Edexcel A

What is the name of an arm-chair shaped glacial landform found on mountainsides?

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Identify the erosional process that is responsible for the steep back walls typically found in corries.

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What is the name of a lake trapped within the bowl of a corrie?

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Which of the following are processes of erosion and weathering involved in the formation of a corrie?

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Identify the narrow, steep-sided ridge formed when two or more carries erode back to back.

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What are u-shaped valleys also known as?

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Identify the landform created when interlocking spurs are removed by glacial erosion.

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Identify the landform created when smaller glaciers in tributary river valleys melt.

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Identify the deep freshwater lakes found in glacial troughs.

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Identify the mass of rock that is found on the valley flow, with a smooth up-stream side and a rough, steep downstream side.

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Identify the glacial landform in the image below.

Cwm Ideal, a cwm (corrie) in Snowdonia, Wales. Internet Geography
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Identify the glacial landform in the image below.

Nant Ffrancon, a u-shaped valley in Snowdonia. Internet Geography
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Identify the glacial landform in the image below.

Striding Edge, an arete in the Lake District. Internet Geography
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Which type of weathering is most common in upland glacial landscapes?

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True or false? Freeze thaw weathering commonly occurs in upland glaciated landscapes.

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Which of the following types of mass movement occur in upland glacial landscapes?

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True of false? The weather and climate in the UK today have an influence on physical processes.

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In winter there can be significant diurnal variations in temperature, fluctuating from above and below freezing. What does diurnal variation mean?

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Significant diurnal variations in temperature lead to what?

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True or false? Rain makes mass movement more common in upland glacial landscapes.

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Glacial Landforms of Erosion - Edexcel A
Well done! You have a great understanding of this area of geography!

Not a bad effort at all, but you should consider revising this area a bit more.

Hmmmmmm, you might want to spend some time revising this area of geography.

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