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Elemental Geosystems, 5e (Christopherson)Chapter 10 Weathering, Karst Landscapes, and Mass Movement1) The science that specifically studies the origin, evolution, form, and spatial distribution of landforms is A)geology. B)geography. C)geomorphology. D)environmental chemistry. Answer:C
2) All processes that cause the wearing away or rearrangement of landforms are included in the term
3) The uplift of mountains is caused by
4) If the earth did notexperience endogenic processes, the landscape would
5) Which of the following is not exogenic in nature? A)weathering B)erosion C)denudation D)batholith formation E)mass wasting Answer:D
6) Which of the following was not suggested by William Morris Davis in his model of landscape evolution?
7) The form that a landscape exhibits results from a balance between
8) The dynamic equilibrium model refers to
9) In reality, a landscape behaves as A)a closed system. B)an open system. C)an evolutionary model changing in a sequence of stages that is the same everywhere on the earth. D)a closed system in terms of energy and an open system in terms of matter. Answer:A
10) If material is to move downslope, it must overcome the force of

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