Change in Amount of Ice on a Global and Continental Level


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Change in Amount of Ice on a Global and Continental Level
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Define the following 3 terms:
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Ice Age
Time period when temperatures fell and ice spread over areas not usually covered
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Glacials
Period of ice advance
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Interglacials
Period of ice retreat
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When did the last glacial period begin?
10,000 years ago
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For each of the following state the (1) location, (2) size, (3) local climate and (4) an example
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Ice Sheets
(1) Land areas near the poles ; (2) Over 50,000 km2 ; (3) -70 degrees to -15 degrees ; (4) Antarctica
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Glaciers
(1) Along old river valleys in high mountains ; (2) 8 km long, 2 km wide ; (3) mostly below freezing ; (4) South Cascade Glacier, Washington, USA
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Ice Caps
(1) Covering mountainous areas ; (2) Less than 50,000 km2 ; (3) below freezing all year ; (4) European Alps
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