____plain. Wide valley through which a river flows.
FLOOD
A wind-formed deposit made of fine particles of clay and silt.
LOESS
Process in which sediment is laid down in new locations.
DEPOSITION
The sediments deposited directly by a glacier.
TILL
____movement. Any one of several processes by which gravity moves sediment downhill.
MASS
____lake. A meander cut off from a river
OXBOW
A tiny groove in soil made by flowing water.
RILL
____fan. A wide sloping deposit of sediment formed where a stream leaves a mountain range.
ALLUVIAL
A small depression that forms when a chunk of ice is left in glacial till.
KETTLE
A part of the shore that sticks out into the ocean.
HEADLAND
A large channel in soil formed by erosion.
GULLY
A looplike bend in the course of a river.
MEANDER
Water that flows over the ground surface rather than soaking into the ground.
RUNOFF
A landform made opf sediment that is deposited where a river flows into an ocean or lake.
DELTA
____drift. the movement of water and sediment down a beach caused by waves coming into shore at an angle.
LONGSHORE
A beach formed by longshore drift that projects like a finger out into the watere.
SPIT
Wind erosion that removes surface soil.
DEFLATION
The process by which a glacier picks up rocks as it flows over the land.
PLUCKING
A channel through which water is continually flowing downhill.
STREAM
The amount of sediment that a river carries.
LOAD
The process by which water, ice, wind, or gravity moves weathered rock or soil.
EROSION
Wave-washed sediment along a coast.
BEACH
A large mass of moving ice and snow on land.
GLACIER
Sand____. A deposit of wind-blown sand.
DUNE
A ridge formed by the till deposited at the edge of a glacier.
MORAINE