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  1. 1. Depositions are Everywhere! © Copyright 2004 - 2005.  M. J. Krech. All rights reserved.
  2. 2. 1. What is this deposition?
  3. 3. A Beach <ul><li>is a deposit of sand next to a body of water, such as a river or ocean. </li></ul>
  4. 4. 2. What is this deposition?
  5. 5. A Sand Dune <ul><li>Is a mound of sand deposited by wind. </li></ul>
  6. 6. 3. What is this deposition?
  7. 7. Loess (pronounced ‘less’) <ul><li>Is a deposit made of fine layers of glacial silt and sand which are deposited in the same area by the action of wind. </li></ul>
  8. 8. 4. What is this deposition?
  9. 9. A Glacial Moraine <ul><li>A moraine is a ridge of till deposited at the front or side edge of a glacier. </li></ul>
  10. 10. 5. What is this deposition?
  11. 11. A Sandbar <ul><li>Is a long ridge of sand in a river </li></ul><ul><li>or near a shore </li></ul>
  12. 12. 6. What is this deposition?
  13. 13. A Talus Slope <ul><li>Is a cone-shaped deposit at the bottom of a hill or mountain caused by gravity </li></ul>
  14. 14. 7. What is this deposition?
  15. 15. A Delta <ul><li>Is a finger-shaped deposit of sediments at the mouth of a river </li></ul>
  16. 16. 8. What is this deposition?
  17. 17. A Levee <ul><li>Is a ridge-like deposit of sediments on a floodplain </li></ul>
  18. 18. 9. What is this deposition?
  19. 19. A Drumlin <ul><li>Is an oval-shaped deposit of glacial till </li></ul>
  20. 20. 10. What is this general category of deposition called?
  21. 21. A Colluvial Deposit <ul><li>Is rock debris directly deposited by the action of gravity </li></ul>
  22. 22. 11. What is this general category of deposition called?
  23. 23. An Alluvial Deposit <ul><li>Is rock debris transported and deposited by a river </li></ul>
  24. 24. 13. What is this deposition?
  25. 25. A Floodplain <ul><li>Is a flattened deposit on both sides of a river caused by a flood </li></ul>
  26. 26. **Identify this deposit. <ul><li>A. </li></ul>
  27. 27. **Identify this deposit. <ul><li>B. </li></ul>
  28. 28. **Identify this deposit. <ul><li>C. </li></ul>
  29. 29. **Identify this deposit. D.
  30. 30. **Identify this deposit. E.
  31. 31. The End F. What is this deposition? © Copyright 2004 - 2005.  M. J. Krech. All rights reserved.

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