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WIND. Chapter 6 Test 3 material End. EOLIAN. EQUALS WIND EROSION + WIND TRANSPORT + WIND DEPOSITION. EROSIONAL CAPACITY OF WIND. ABILITY FOR WIND TO MOVE MATERIALS IS SMALL COMPARED TO ICE (GLACIERS) & WATER (RIVERS). DEFLATION. THE REMOVAL AND LIFTING OF INDIVIDUAL LOOSE PARTICLES

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WIND

Chapter 6

Test 3 material

End

eolian
EOLIAN
  • EQUALS WIND EROSION + WIND TRANSPORT + WIND DEPOSITION
erosional capacity of wind
EROSIONAL CAPACITY OF WIND
  • ABILITY FOR WIND TO MOVE MATERIALS IS SMALL COMPARED TO ICE (GLACIERS) & WATER (RIVERS)
deflation
DEFLATION
  • THE REMOVAL AND LIFTING OF INDIVIDUAL LOOSE PARTICLES
  • DESERT PAVEMENT
blowout depressions
BLOWOUT DEPRESSIONS
  • RANGE IN SIZE FROM A FEW FEET DEEP AND A FEW FEET ACROSS TO 150 FEET DEEP AND SEVERAL MILES ACROSS
abrasion
ABRASION
  • PARTICLES PICKED UP BY WIND CAN RUB ACROSS SOLID ROCK THEREBY FILING IT AWAY SIMILAR TO SANDPAPER
wind transportation
WIND TRANSPORTATION
  • SALTATION - SKIPPING AND BOUNCING
  • SURFACE CREEP
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ERG
  • SAND SEA THAT MOVES AS A UNIT
sand dune movement
SAND DUNE MOVEMENT
  • STOSS - WIND
  • LEE - WHERE SLIP FACE OCCURS
dune forms
DUNE FORMS
  • BARCHAN
  • TRANSVERSE
  • PARABOLIC
  • LONGITUDINAL
  • STAR
loess
LOESS
  • DEPOSITS OF WIND BLOWN SOIL
  • MAY COME FROM DESERT REGIONS SUCH AS THE GOBI DESERT IN CHINA WHERE DEPOSITS OF 100-400 FEET OCCUR. YELLOW RIVER
  • GLACIAL /PERIGLACIAL REGIONS ALONG ILLINOIS & MISSISSIPPI RIVERS WITH 300 INCHES DEEP
why is there a desert here
WHY IS THERE A DESERT HERE?
  • EASTERN FLANK OF THE SUBTROPICAL HIGHS
arid landforms
ARID LANDFORMS
  • PLAYA IS SALT CRUSTS LEFT BY RUNOFF WATERS THAT EVAPORATE
  • ALLUVIAL FAN - MOUTH OF CANYON WHERE WATER EXITS INTO A VALLEY
  • BAJADA - INDIVIDUAL ALLUVIAL FANS COALESCE INTO ONE SLOPING SURFACE
frost wedging is an example of
FROST WEDGING IS AN EXAMPLE OF
  • MECHANICAL WEATHERING
  • CHEMICAL WEATHERING
  • MECHANICAL EROSION
  • CHEMICAL EROSION

CORRECT RESPONSE IS MECHANICAL WEATHERING

illustrates differential weathering erosion
ILLUSTRATES DIFFERENTIAL WEATHERING & EROSION
  • SANDSTONE
  • SHALE
  • LIMESTONE
  • CONGLOMERATE
  • CORRECT RESPONSE IS LIMESTONE
true of impermeable rock
TRUE OF IMPERMEABLE ROCK
  • WATER FLOWS THROUGH IT
  • IT CONDUCTS GROUNDWATER IN USABLE AMOUNTS
  • AQUIFERS ARE MADE UP OF IT
  • ALL ARE TRUE
  • NONE ARE TRUE
  • CORRECT RESPONSE IS NONE ARE TRUE
hydraulic action in a stream is due to
HYDRAULIC ACTION IN A STREAM IS DUE TO:
  • TURBULENCE IN WATER
  • STREAM LOAD
  • STREAM PROFILE
  • STREAM LENGTH
  • CORRECT RESPONSE IS TURBULENCE IN WATER
the phreatic zone is
THE PHREATIC ZONE IS
  • ABOVE THE WATER TABLE
  • AT THE WATER TABLE
  • BELOW THE WATER TABLE
  • ABOVE THE SOIL-ROOT ZONE
  • CORRECT RESPONSE IS BELOW THE WATER TABLE
high mountain stair step lakes in glacial area
HIGH MOUNTAIN STAIR-STEP LAKES IN GLACIAL AREA
  • PATERNOSTER
  • ARETE
  • NUNATAK
  • FIORD
  • CORRECT RESPONSE IS PATERNOSTER
eolian refers to
EOLIAN REFERS TO
  • WIND EROSION
  • WIND TRANSPORT
  • WIND DEPOSITION
  • ALL OF THESE
  • NONE OF THESE
  • CORRECT IS ALL OF THESE
a playa is
A PLAYA IS
  • INDIVIDUAL ALLUVIAL FANS COALESCING TOGETHER
  • SALT CRUSTS LEFT BY RUNOFF WATER THAT EVAPORATED
  • TYPE OF SAND DUNE
  • SAND SEA MOVING AS A UNIT
  • CORRECT RESPONSE IS SALT CRUSTS
which do find in an old age stream
WHICH DO FIND IN AN OLD-AGE STREAM?
  • DEEP V-SHAPED VALLEYS
  • STRAIGHT STREAM
  • STEEP GRADIENT
  • MANY OXBOW LAKES
  • CORRECT RESPONSE IS MANY OXBOW LAKES
who wrote your textbook
WHO WROTE YOUR TEXTBOOK?
  • STEVE BLACKMAN
  • BOB DENNISON
  • FRODO BAGGINS
  • ED TARBUCK
  • FRED LUTHMANN
  • ANSWER: ED TARBUCK
link to reviewsheet
LINK TO REVIEWSHEET
  • http://www.hcc.cc.il.us/staff/bobd/easc121tr3.html
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