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  • Created by: Aman
  • Created on: 03-06-13 16:37
arete
steep sided ridge (2 glaciers flow in parallel valleys)
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pyrimidal peak
3 back to back glaciers erode a mountain
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truncated spurs
cliff edges (when ridges are cut off by glaciers)
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hanging valleys
small valleys that flow into main glacier
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glacial trough
U shaped river valley (started as V shape)
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ribbon lake
long thin lakes form after glacial retreat in softer rock hollows
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corries
begin as hollow - rotational slip = armchair shape - melt = tarnlake
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Card 2

Front

3 back to back glaciers erode a mountain

Back

pyrimidal peak

Card 3

Front

cliff edges (when ridges are cut off by glaciers)

Back

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Card 4

Front

small valleys that flow into main glacier

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

U shaped river valley (started as V shape)

Back

Preview of the back of card 5
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