1. What is abrasion?
- is a series of processes that operate under a patch of snow leading to the disintegration of the rock surface.
- occurs when the material the glacier is carrying rubs away at the valley floor and sides.
- occurs in areas where temperatures rise during the day but drop below freezing at night for a substantial part of the winter.
- involves the glacier freezing onto and into rock outcrops.
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2. what is a kame?
- stratified mounds of material
- recessional push
- a band
- a layer of material
3. what are varves a good indicator of?
- stream discharge flow rate
- past climates
- a glacier size
- the animals in a stream
4. What is a drumlin
- a series of stratified mounds of material alongside a glacier
- an object by the side of the snout
- an oval shaped hill
- A musical instrument
5. what can be created from frost heave?
- stone strips and polygons
- an esker
- squares and triangles
- an irregular permafrost pattern