Glacial movement, transportation and deposition

What causes glaciers to move?

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What is basal slip?

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What is internal deformation?

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What occurs when the amount of additional and ice accumulation in a year exceeds the amount of melting (ablation)?

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What happens when the amount of ablation exceeds accumulation?

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What is the name of material transported by a glacier?

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What is the furthest advance of a glacier marked by?

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What is the name of the process that causes smaller glaciers in mountainside depressions to move?

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What is the name of sediment deposited by meltwater towards the snout of a glacier?

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True or false? Till is well sorted.

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Till is characterised by having a range of sizes and is poorly sorted.

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Identify the feature formed when meltwater pouring from the snout of a glacier transports then deposits material.

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True or false? Sediment found on outwash plains is better sorted and more rounded.

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Glacial movement, transportation and deposition
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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