What Processes Change Landforms

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  • 1. W hat Pro ce sse sChange Landfo rm s?
  • 2. What are physical features on Earth’s surface?
  • 3. Which is an example of a landform?• House• Mountain• Lawn• skyscraper
  • 4. moving sediment from one place to another
  • 5. Breaking rocks into silt, sand, clay, and sediment
  • 6. downhill movement of rock and soil because of gravity
  • 7. dropping sediment in a new location
  • 8. Which natural forces can cause a sudden change?• Glaciers• Rain• Volcanic eruptions• Steady winds
  • 9. Arizona’s Grand Canyon was carved by the action of the ______.• Hudson river• Mississippi River• Potomic River• Colorado River
  • 10. A _____ is a man-made structurethat regulates the flow of water.
  • 11. A ____ is a thick sheet of ice,formed in areas where moresnow falls during winter than melts during the summer.
  • 12. _______ ________ are rich agriculturalareas, but are dangerous places forpeople to live because of periodicflooding.
  • 13. ____ move wet soil quickly.
  • 14. ______ is a mass movementwhere soil moves slowlydownhill because of gravity. Thechanges of landforms happen soslowly that they’re hard toobserve directly.
  • 15. A _____ is a large hole in theground that opens suddenly. Itforms after rock under thesurface has dissolved or becomeweak.
  • 16. What kind of landform can beformed when a glacier beginsmelting back and deposits thesediments it has beencarrying with it?
  • 17. A _______ is mass movementthat moves dry rock and soildownhill quickly.
  • 18. What kind of landform can be formed by deposition of sediment from an underwater volcano?
  • 19. What kind of landform canbe formed by the erodingforce of a river channel?