1013-001 20 - GEO 1013 Third Planet Ch 4 Glaciers EXAM 2 o Wednesday 3/7 o This class room at our normal time o Need ParSCORE No X-101864 test form

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GEO 1013 Third Planet Ch 4 – Glaciers
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EXAM 2 Scantron form X-101864 o Wednesday 3/7 o This class room & at our normal time o Need ParSCORE No. X-101864 test form o Covers o Chapter 3 o Running Water o Groundwater o Mass Wasting o Chapter 4 o o 50 questions/multiple guess Fill out ID section
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Glaciers Glaciers are parts of two basic cycles Hydrologic cycle Rock cycle Glacier —A thick mass of ice that originates on land from the accumulation, compaction, and recrystallization of snow
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Glaciers Types of glaciers Valley (alpine) glaciers Exist in mountainous areas Flow down a valley from an accumulation center at its head Ice sheets Exist on a larger scale than valley glaciers 50,000 km 2 or more Two major ice sheets on Earth are over Greenland and Antarctica
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Glaciers Types of glaciers Ice sheets Often called continental ice sheets Ice flows out in all directions from one or more snow accumulation centers Other types of glaciers Icecaps Outlet glaciers Piedmont glaciers
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Present-day continental ice sheets
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How Glaciers Move Movement is referred to as flow Two basic types Plastic flow Occurs within the ice Center flows faster than sides
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1013-001 20 - GEO 1013 Third Planet Ch 4 Glaciers EXAM 2 o Wednesday 3/7 o This class room at our normal time o Need ParSCORE No X-101864 test form

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