Unit 4

 

Reading Assignment - Chapters 16,17, 18, 19, Chapter 20

 

IMPORTANT TERMS 

groundwater

permeability

porosity

water table

aquifer

spring

geyser

Karst landforms

cavern

stalactitie

stalagmite

pillar

sinkhole

divide

drainage basin

dendritic

radial

centripetal

fluvial erosion

factors affecting

methods of

potholes

fluvial transportation

graded stream

base level

upper course

middle course

lower course

oxbow lake

levee

braided stream

delta

rejuvenation

entrenched meander

Arroyo

Badada

exotic stream

bolson

playa

salina

mesa

butte

pinnacle

hoodoo

deflation

desert pavement

abrasion

barchan dunes

transverse dunes

glacier

Pleistocene Epoch

Astronomical Theory

alpine glacier

continental glacier

plucking

abrasion

calving

cirque

tarn

horn

U-shaped valley

Hanging valley

Fiord

Drift

Till

glacial outwash

till plains

outwash plains

moraines

kettle holes

 

 

 

currents

tides

spring tide

neap tide

waves

longshore current

rip current

wave refraction

sea arches

sea stacks

beaches

spit

baymouth bar

tombolo

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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