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1

The slow process that breaks rocks into smaller pieces is called

Weathering

2

The weathering and removal of rock from one place to another is called

Erosion

3

Glaciers form in very cold places as thick --------- of ice

Sheets

4

Erosion can be caused by glaciers, wind, moving water and

Gravity

5

If a rock contains iron air and water can react with the iron through ------ and firm rust

Water

6

Deposits left behind by glaciers are called ------and------

Glacial tills , glacial debris

7

As the weight of the overlaying ice increases, the glacier begins to---

Move

8

The mounds that form where till builds up are

Moraines

9

Most processes change land slowly but people can make ------ changes

Faster

10

People change the land by ------ it to get minerals metals or fuels

Mining

11

Snow can also cover land that is usally dry and cause a

Flood

12

If heavy rain comes on a hillslide a

Landslide

13

When there is not enough rain a

Fire occurs

14

Floods can leave rich

Soil

15

A column of air that spins rapidly is called a

Tornado

16

An over flow of water can cause a

Flood

17

Animals may lose their

Habitats

18

Hurricanes form over warm

Ocean

19

If snow and ice start moving down a mount a ------ happens

Avalanche

20

Wild fires are more common in places with higher

Temperature