Chapter 8 vocab
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When agents of erosion drop the sediments they are carrying as they lose energy.
Is any type of erosion that happens as gravity moves materials downslope.
When a mass of material slips down along a curved surface.
Occurs when sediments slowly shift their positions downhill.
A large mass of ice and snow moving on land under its own weight.
Pieces of rock that are lifted out by ice.
A mixture of different-sized sediments.
A big ridge of material that piles up that looks like it has been pushed by a bulldozer.
Material deposited by the meltwater from a glacier.
When wind erodes.
When windblown sediment strikes rock,the surface of the rock gets scraped and worn away by a process.
Wind deposits of fine-grained sediments.
Is a mound of sediments drifted by the wind.
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