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which type of glaciation is foudn in mountainous regions?
 
continential
when freshly fallen snow compacts and partly melts and refreezes, it forms granular ice known as
 
firn
glacially carved valleys are usually ___shaped?
 
U
Not a feature of mountain glaciation
 
drumlin
Which of the following depositional features assiciated with glaciers would have a good sorting and layering?
 
Esker
What is not a characteresetic feature of karst topography?
 
Fumeroles
Porosity is
 
a measure of a rocks pore space or ability to store fluid
Zone in which all of the rocks pore spaces are filled with water is called the
 
saturated zone
Groundwater moves in respnse to differences in two factors, of which ____ has the largest affect on direction of movement
 
water pressure
Refers to the capacity of a rock to transmit a fluid such as water or petroleum
 
permeability
Kettle ponds are formed when
 
blocks of ice melted and left depressions where the ice had been
boulder which ahs been carried from its place of origin by a glacier and later deposited on bedrock of a diffrent nature is called
 
an erratic
glacier has a balanced budget if
 
terminus remains stationarty
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