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What Processes Change Landforms What Processes Change Landforms Presentation Transcript

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