Unit 3 Sculpting Earth's Topography- Lab Practical on Glaciers, Bond & Batman.docx

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Question 1 0.5 / 0.5 pts In the Batman Begins movie, in this clip (Links to an external site.) Links to an external site. from 0:10, Batman walks across a flat surface that is a glacial outwash plain. During winter, the outwash plain lacks water. But during the summer melt season it is filled with channels. Then, from 0:16 to 0:23, Batman walks over a ridge. Note that the ridge is between the outwash plain and the glacier. What is the best scientific term for this ridge? lateral moraine glacial arete Correct! end moraine trimline
A lateral moraine consists of till forming a ridge on the side of the glacier. This is not on the side. Trimlines and glacial arêtes are erosional features and this is a glacial deposit composed of boulders and rocks of different sizes. The best answer is end moraine. The glacier once existed at this ridge, and boulders, cobbles and fine material were dumped at this spot – much like your bags are dumped by a conveyor belt at baggage claim at an airport.

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