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Slash and burn
When you cut down the tress to clear it and burn the wood
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Abrasion
When rock freezes and the back of the glazier scrapes of the back of the rock
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Plucking
When the ice moves down a hill, rocks are plucked from the backwall
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Freeze thaw
This is when water gets into the cracks of the waterbed in the night and freezes so the rock expands and make the crack larger so overtime it breaks.
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Polar nights
In the winter in Svalbard the capital is in darkness for 110days straight, as the sun stays below the Horizon
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Midnight sun
Sun at all time for 123 days, as it doesn't sink below the horizon
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Contour far apart
Gentle incline
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Contour pointed
A valley
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Contour in a circular pattern
A hill
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Contours close together
Steep land
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Card 2

Front

When rock freezes and the back of the glazier scrapes of the back of the rock

Back

Abrasion

Card 3

Front

When the ice moves down a hill, rocks are plucked from the backwall

Back

Preview of the back of card 3

Card 4

Front

This is when water gets into the cracks of the waterbed in the night and freezes so the rock expands and make the crack larger so overtime it breaks.

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

In the winter in Svalbard the capital is in darkness for 110days straight, as the sun stays below the Horizon

Back

Preview of the back of card 5
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