Flashcards in erosion vocab Deck (18):
is the process that wears away the earth's surface of material and moves one from another.
moving mass of ice and snow.
mixture of different sized sediments that are carried along.
when sediments slowly inch there way down a hill.
mass movement that happens when loose materials or rock layers slip down a slope.
Mass movement of rock down a steep slope-fast.
Thick mixture of sediments & water moving down a slope
wind blown particles strike rock and erode it, like a sand blaster.
removal of small particles by wind. Flows away.
curve cut into a stream channel and forms lakes
Is the land area wear a stream gets its water.
triangle shaped deposeits of sediments. looks like a fan at bottom
Till is deposited and the front of the glacier in a long the ridge.
Deep grooves left behind on bedrock after a glacier has moved through
deposits of grained sediments brought by wind a long time ago.
Sediments carried and deposited into a gulf, lake, or ocean.
is the droping of sediments in a new location.