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Leeward
Windward
Loess
Longitudinal dune
Parabolic dune
Transverse dune
Barchan dune
Dunes
Ventifacts
Deflation
Suspension
Rockfalls
Avalanche
Slump
Landslide
Solifluction
Lahar
Flow
Creep
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Mass Movement Crossword

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the rapid, downward slope of material that separates from the bedrock landslide
a mudflow that occurs after a volcanic eruption lahar
the side of a dune that is in direct contact with the wind windward
Creep that occurs in frigid areas that sometimes melts solifluction
a pile of deposited sand dunes
when rock breaks off and fall downward rockfall
made up a small amount of sand that is located in a flat area with continuous winds and is crescent barchandune
sinking of the ground deflation
rocks shaped by abrasions ventifacts
a dune that is in ridge form that is perpendicular to wind direction transversedune
form in moderate to humid areas with the top of the dune pointing in the same direction as the wind. parabolicdune
thick, windblown silt deposits loess
the side of a dune that is not in contact with the wind leeward
when sediment and other particles stay airborne suspension
downslope movement of soil and weathered rock that happens due to gravity. massmovement
a landslide that is on a curved surface slump
a landslide of snow avalanche
when loose minerals and soils slowly and steadily move downhill. creep
slow movement of Earth due to the addition of water flow
a dune that creates ridges parallel to the wind longitudinaldune

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chapter 7 & 8 Crossword

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the process in which materials on or near earth's surface break down and change weathering
the freeze-thaw cycles of water in the cracks of rocks frost wedging
the process by which outer rock layers are stripped away exfoliation
the chemical reaction of oxygen with other substances oxidation
the removal of weathered rock and soil from its original location erosion
after the materials are transported they are dropped in another location deposition
develops when running water cuts small channels into the side of a slope rill erosion
then a channel becomes deep and wide as a result of further erosion gully erosion
the loose covering of weathered rack particles and decay of organic matter soil
the down slope movement of soil and weathered rock resulting in the force of gravity mass movement
the slow steady down hill flow of loose weathered earth minerals creep
swiftly moving mixtures of mud and water mud flow
a rapid down slope movement of earth minerals that occurs when a relatively thin block of soil or rock land slides
when the mass of material in a landslide moves along a curved surface slump
landslides that occur in mountainous areas with thick accumulation of snow avalanche
over time sand is blown and will start to create a dune
the lowering of the land surface that results from the wind's removal of surface particles deflation

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AGENTS OF EROSION Word Search

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ABRASION
BARRIERBEACH
CAVES
CONTINENTAL GLACIER
DEFLATION
DELTA
DEPOSITION
EARTHFLOW
ERRATICS
FLOODPLAIN
GLACIALLAKES
GLACIER
GRAVITY
GULLIES
HANGINGVALLEY
ICEBERG
KETTLELAKE
LANDSLIDES
LOESS
LONGSHORECURRENT
MASSMOVEMENT
MATURERIVER
MEANDERS
MISSISSIPPIRIVER
MISSOURIRIVER
MORAINE
MUDFLOWS
OHIORIVER
OLDRIVER
OXBOWLAKE
RIVERSYSTEM
RUNNINGWATER
SANDDUNES
SEASTACK
SEDIMENT
SLIPFACE
SPIT
TALUS
TILL
TRIBUTARY
VALLEYGLACIER
WAVES
WINDWARD

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Chapter 18.1 Worksheet Crossword

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the movement of sand or other sediments by short jumps and bounces that is caused by wind or water. salatation
a form of wind erosion in which fine, dry soil particles are blown away. deflation
any rock that is pitted, smoothed, or polished by wind abrasion ventifact
a mound of wind-deposited sand that moves as a result of the action of wind dune
fine-grained sediment of quartz, feldspar, hornblende, mica, and clay deposited by the wind loess
a type of erosion caused by constant or not constant wind. wind erosion
when wind slows down and deposits small sand particles which develop over time and eventually become sedimentary rock wind deposition
the movement of dunes over a long period of time due to constant wind in a single direction dune migration
a type of dune. formed when strong winds hit limited sand. crescent shaped. Barchan
a type of dune. U shaped and formed when a plant anchors to the edge of barchan dunes, causing them to invert. parabolic
a type of dune. long ridges formed when barchan coalesce and sand is plentiful. transverse
a type of dune. similar to transverse dunes but lie parallel to the wind. longitudinal

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Gravity Erosion word search

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erosion
debris
slumping
slip
mass movement
creep
landslide
rockfall
mudslide
gravity

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Weathering Crossword

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the breaking down of rock by mechanical action of an other rock ABRASION
when strong acids fall to Earth they are called ACIDPRECIPITATION
the process by which rock is broken down by physical changes PHYSICALWEATHERING
the breakdown of rock by physical and chemical changes WEATHERING
the process when the outer layers of rock slowly peel away EXFOLIATION
the breaking down and wearing away of rock material by the mechanical action of other rock ABRASION
the breakdown of rocks by chemical reactions CHEMICALWEATHERING
the process by which other chemical combine with oxygen OXIDATION
a common feature in cave systems STALACTITES
a common feature in cave systems STALAGMITES
the process by which by which sediment is moved to one place to another EROSION
the process by which eroded material is dropped DEPOSITION
layers of deposited sediment can form a flat area called a FLOODPLAIN
streams often deposits their loads in a fan-shaped pattern DELTA
a fan-shaped deposit that forms on dry land ALLUVIALFAN
the water located within the rocks below Earth's surface GROUNDWATER
is a place where land and a body of water meet SHORELINE
an area of shorelinethat is made up ofmaterial deposited by waves and currents BEACH
an underwater or exposed ridge of sand, gravel, or shell material SANDBAR
a long narrow island usally made of sand BARRIERISLAND
mounds of wind-deposited sands are called DUNES
deposites of this windblown, finegrained sediment LOESS
a large mass of moving ice GLAICER
the general term for all materials carried and deposited by a glaicer GLACIERDRIFT
slow movement of material downslope CREEP
happens when loose rocks fall down a steep slope ROCKFALL
the sudden movement of a large amount of material downslope LANDSLIDE
a rapid movement of a large mass of mud is called MUDFLOW

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Erosion and Deposition by Wind, Ice and Gravity Word Search

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creep
rapid mass movement
slow mass movement
continental glaciers
alpine glaciers
glacier drift
loess
dunes
gravity
abrasion
deflation
deposition
erosion
Ice
rockfall
Wind

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Erosion by Gravity and Glaciers Vocab Crossword

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Process that wears away and moves materials Erosion
A material that slips down a curved slope Slump
Slow moving hillside Creep
Rocks falling Rockfalls
Layers of rocks Rockslide
Thick mixture of sediments flowing downhill Mudflows
A slowly moving mass of ice formed by the accumulation of snow Glaciers
Pull out rock, sand, and gravel from both sides and bottom soil Plucking
A mixture of different sediments can cover huge areas of land Till
Sediment piled up at the front end of the glaciers Moraine

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Weathering, Erosion and Deposition Crossword

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the process by which sediment and other materials are moved from one place to another Erosion
process by which eroded material is dropped deposition
materials carried by a stream load
flat area formed by layers of deposited sediment floodplain
fan shaped pattern where streams deposit their loads delta
a fan shaped deposit that forms on dry land alluvial fan
a place where land and a body of water meet shoreline
water located within the rocks below Earth's surface groundwater
an area of shoreline that is made up of material deposited by waves and currents beach
mounds of wind deposited sand dunes
thick deposits of windblown, fine-grained sediment loess
term for all materials carried and deposited by a glacier Glacial drift
large mass of moving ice that forms by the compacting of snow by natural forces glacier
sudden and rapid movement of a large amount of material downslope landslide

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Weathering Crossword Puzzle

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The breaking down and weathering of a rock from mechanical weathering Abrasion
Rocks break by chemical weathering Chemical weathering
Metallic element combines with oxygen and causes chemical change Oxidation
chemical Reaction between water and another substance to form two new substances Hydrolysis
conversions of a compound into a carbonate Carbonation
Percipitation that contains a high concentrarion of acid Acid Percipitation
Weaker rocks weather away at a faster rate than harder rocks Differential Weathering
Mixture of minerals, water, gases, and remains of dead organisms Soil
Layers of soil Soil Profile
Horizontal layer of soil Horizon
Dark, organic material formed in soil from the decayed remains of plants and animals Humus
Process were Earth's surface are loosened, dissolved or worn away Erosion
Water removes topsoil Sheet Erosion
Movement of a large mass of sediment or a section of land down a slope Mass movement
Slow, downslope flow of soil Sulification
Slow downhill movement of weathered rock material Creep

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