Read Chapters 16,17, 18, 19, and Chapter 20
Know all vocabulary terms
- During the Pleistocene Epoch, where were the major ice sheets located?
- Know the characteristics of the Big Dave River in the upper, middle, and lower courses.
- Know what mesas, buttes, and pinnacles are and how they form.
- Understand how playas and salinas form.
- What is a sandbar called that connects a sea stack to the mainland?
- What is stream rejuvenation?
- What landforms are composed of till?
- How do outwash plains form?
- What the heck is a hoodoo?
- What makes continental glaciers move?
- Know the difference between erosional and depositional landforms.
- How do alluvial fans form?
- How far south did continental glaciers come into North America during the Pleistocene Epoch?
- What landform marks the furthest advance of a glacier?
- What is desert pavement and how does it form?
- Know the depositional landforms associated with continental glaciers.
- Understand the methods of stream transportation.
- What is a glacial cirque?
- What does ocean wave refraction do to coastlines?
- The ability of a stream to erode is based on what factors?
- Know the three types of stream drainage patterns discussed in class.
- What creates potholes in a streambed?
- What direction do the horns of a barchan dune face?
- Know the characteristics of transverse dunes.
- Where are you likely to find a water table?
- Which direction do ocean currents rotate in each hemisphere?
- Understand the role of the sun and moon in creating tides.
- How is hard water formed?
- What is a sand spit?
- Know the difference between porosity and permeability.
- How do stalactites and stalagmites form?
- What does the term base level refer to with regard to streams?
- Do all rivers start high in the mountains?
There will be a 15 question matching section requiring you to match physical features(delta, cirque, spit, etc.) to the gradational process (running water, wind, moving ice, or waves and currents) most responsible for their formation.
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