gegoraphy

glaciers & trectonica

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What is an arete?
a thin ridge between two corries
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What is a pyramidal peak?
3 or more aretes & corries
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What is glaciation?
how the glacier forms the landscape
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Are glacial lakes surrounded by mountains?
True
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What shape was a u-shaped valley originally?
v
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What is a corrie?
A hollow in the ground where a glacier use to be filled with melt water, locks or tarns
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Abraision
Where broken rock was pulled along by the glacier which smooths the landscpe
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Ice age
the film
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What is a pyramidal peak?

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3 or more aretes & corries

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What is glaciation?

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Are glacial lakes surrounded by mountains?

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What shape was a u-shaped valley originally?

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