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Flashcards in upland areas Deck (7)
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1

it was once...

glaciated

2

glaciation created

deep U shaped valleys which are filled with lake

3

what makes the ground?

screw

4

what is scree

angular rock pieces created by freezethaw weathering

5

freeze-thaw weathering:

rain gets into cracks, freezes, expands and breaks

6

landslides are common because..

it is a very wet region (2000mm rain per year)
—> adds weight to rocks & slide easily

7

case study?

lake district