What Processes Change Landforms?

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1.  How can wind be used as a weathering agent?
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2.  __________ are formed when an old slow-moving river form brood loops that meet and the loops no longer get waters from the river since the river follow the shortest route.
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3.  Glaciers found in high mountain valleys.  They flow slowly down mountainside and erode the mountains under them and formed U-shaped valleys
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4.  The Grand Canyon is carved by the action of the Colorado River.  This process is called
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5.  Most earthquakes are small and occur at the bottom of the ocenas
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6.  There are many forces that may change landforms.  These forces include flowing water, waves, wind, ice, movement inside the earth
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7.  All earth's changes to its landforms are fast.
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8.  Earth's surface does not change
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9.  Wind erosion can blow sand into large mounds called
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10.  A type of mass movement is a 
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11.  Beach dunes created by blowing sea breezes protect
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12.  Erosion and deposition can change landforms but can not create new ones.
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13.  Which one is not an example of erosion?
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14.  Glaciers do not erode sediments
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15.  _________ occurs when gravity becomes stronger than the friction that holds soil in place on a hill.  The soil falls suddenly to the bottom of the hill
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16.  Sinkholes usually appears in areas of limestone rocks because limestones dissolves easily
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17.  Mauna Kea, one of the tallest mountains in the world (that is also a volcano) is located in
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18.  An example of a fast landform change is
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19.  Some rivers deposit sediment in brad areas at the mouth of the river known as 
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20.  Glaciers found in high mountain valleys.  They flow slowly down mountainside and erode the mountains under them and formed U-shaped valleys.  This form a special soil called 
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21.  This type of acid is formed when rain seeping into the ground combine with carbon dioxide.  This type of acid can cause sinkholes
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22.  __________form where an obstacle such as a plant or a rock causes the wind to slow and deposit the sand
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23.  In the American Southwest, wind erosion has shaped some unsually monuments that are shaped like arches, tables, columns and the like
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24.  Water is an important agent in erosion
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25.  Deltas form as rivers slow down and deposit sediment at their mouths.  As the delta builds, the river separates into smaller ____________,
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26.  What is an important agent or cause of weathering?
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27.  Mass movement that moves wet soil is called
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28.  Thick sheets of ice formed in areas where more snow falls during the winter than melts during the summer
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29.  Only about __________ earthquakes a year cause any damage.
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30.  How can wind be used as an erosion agent?
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31.  Creeps move the soils slowly but over time can move fences, roads, railroad tracks, and the likes.
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32.  This type of glaciers cover a very large areas of Earth including Greenland and Antarctica
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33.  Maunea Kea has a height above sea level that is higher than Mount Everest
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34.  Wind erodes which type of materials more easily?
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35.  There is little _________ in dry areas to hold sediment in place.  Thus wind erosion can easily carry away the sediments.
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36.  Each year there about how many earthquakes
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37.  Underwater volcanoes may increase their heights by depositing melted rocks and ash and can become islands
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38.  In May 1980, a volcano in Washington State erupted and the ash covered an area of more than 22,000 square miles
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39.  What type of rivers form broad loops?
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40.  A mudslide is an example of a
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41.  Mass movement that moves dry soil is called
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42.  Glaciers moves and erodes everything under it due to sheer size and weight
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43.  Most rivers deposit sediments in flat areas along the rivers known as 
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44.  Which one is not an example of weathering?
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45.  The slow movement of soils downhill because of gravity.  Changes are very difficult to observe directly.
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46.  What is not an example of a terminal moraines?
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47.  Mauna Kea is smaller than Mount Everest in total height
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48.  Long ridges of soil and rock left behind by glaciers are called
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49.  What is not an example of a glaciers
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50.  _________ is a large hole in the ground that opens suddenly.  Normally forms after rock under the surface has dissolved or become weak.
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51.  What moves the sediment around and into new locations after weathering occurs?
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