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Unformatted text preview: Alluvial Fan- fan shaped landform created by rivers at the base of steep slopes Bahada- big landform caused when alluvial fans grow together Playa- Big area of land at the center of a bolson, after rain they fill up with water and form lakes Eolian- Process in making dunes through wind Ventifact- stone with a flat side Geomorphic Agents EX- streams- Deserts get thunderstorms, not often but when it rains, it pours- Atmosphere is easy for erosion *No river reaches the sea from Nevada Terms Barchan- ends of the sea point in the direction the winds are going, Asymmetric- formed in desert Blowout-...
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course GEO 110 taught by Professor Dickson during the Spring '08 term at Western Illinois University.
- Spring '08