Glacial landforms by scale

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Give some examples of macro-scale landforms.
Ice-sheet-eroded knock and lochan landscapes, cirques, aretes and pyramidal peaks. Glacial troughs, ribbon lakes, till plains, terminal moraines and sandhurs.
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Give some examples of meso-scale landforms.
Crag-and-tail, roche moutonnees, drumlins, kames, eskers, kame terraces and kettleholes.
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Give some examples of micro-scale landforms.
Features such as striations, glacial grooves, chattermarks and erractics.
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What are the four types of landscapes found in the UK?
Subglacial areas, ice-marginal areas, proglacial areas and periglacial areas.
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What are the four processes that contribute to glacial landform systems?
1) Glacial erosion 2) Glacial debris entrainment 3) Glacial sediment transport 4) Glacial depositon
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Give some examples of meso-scale landforms.

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Crag-and-tail, roche moutonnees, drumlins, kames, eskers, kame terraces and kettleholes.

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Give some examples of micro-scale landforms.

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What are the four types of landscapes found in the UK?

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Card 5

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What are the four processes that contribute to glacial landform systems?

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