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glacier test 2
temperature in toroto during the last glacial stage?
2 -2.5 c warmer
when was the last interglacial stage when was it?
125 00 years ago
first ice age on earth?
2.3 billion years ago
whats the name of the first ice age?
what were the 3 main areas in canada that were flooded?
quebec guelf of st lawrence hudson bay
name two sheets that covered cananda in the last glacial stage
the cordillerian and laurentide
terminal morains and drumines both have _______ types of rock?
unsorted big rocks
kames have what type of rock?
sorted fine sands and gravels
eskers and kame morains have what type of sediment?
trail have what type of sediment?
in a regular glacier does the ice move towards or away from the termins?
the end point
the name for depressions that have small ponds and are formed by the melting of large blocks of ice?
what type of feature is formed by stagnant rocks?
main reason for ice ages?
the name of 2 ridges that come to gether?
name of 3 ridges that come together?
what was the larges ice sheet?
how much lower was the sea level in the last glacial stage?
how high was the sea level in the last glacial stage?
10- 3 m
what is the present glacial stage?
when did the cenzonic interglacial time period begin?
40 million years ago
whats was the name of the last glacial stage?
the quatecnary peroid began when
ice started to form in canada
when did the quatncy peroid begin?
2-2.5 billion years ago
what is the term used to describ the term for land that is rising after ice retrieval?
what is the movement of ice?
ice either slides or creeps
what is a roche?
streamlined features that cut into rock forming a gentil smooth side and a rugged side
the names of the zones betewwn the snowline
what is the name for a vally that is perched upontop of another valley
whats do we call fine glaciation marks on rocks?
what do we call ridges that once extended into valleys and had their ends cut off by ice?
tunnicated spurs are shpapped like?
what is the name for the feature that is laid down by glacial ice?
what is the name for glaciated valleys whos floors have been drowned out
what is the name for rocks and fragments that are carried by glacial diposits and are seen as unfitting?
what is the name of the moraine system in canada?
what is developed by deep valleys created by melt water?