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What is a blowout

The word blowout has several different meanings. It can be used to describe a tire that has ruptured, a type of hairstyle or a huge sale with excellent bargains.

18 The most prominent features of a narrow V-shaped valley where the stream profile drops rapidly are

I would say the waterfall and the rapids are the most prominent features of a narrow V - Shaped valley where the stream profile drops rapidly.

The action of abrasion can best be described as

The action of abrasion can best be described as windblown sand cutting and polishing exposed rock surfaces

What is a streams discharge

a streams discharge is the excess water from a storm or melted snow.

How do Plants add water to the atmosphere through

Plants add water to the atmosphere through a process called Transpiration also called "plant sweating".

The ability of a stream to erode and transport material depends largely on its

Velocity

Earthquakes are usually associated with what

The fault

Sand dunes that are at right angles to the wind are called

Sand dunes that are at right angles to the wind are called Transverse Dunes. They form with weak winds and an abundant supply of sand.

What is the vertical drop of a stream channel over a certain distance is called

The vertical drop of a stream channel over distance is known as the Gradient.

A floodplain forms where a stream what

cuts mainly side to side

In a stream channel what sediment is deposited first

gravel sized particles

What happens after a streams discharge increases

After a stream's discharge increases, more water flows and the stream's velocity increases. Generally the width and depth will also increase.

Which factor does not influence stream velocity

channel size<lies

What are three ways that streams erode their channels

Stream erode their channels by abrasion, grinding, and by dissolving soluble material.

What type of sand dunes will likely form if the sand supply is limited the wind direction is constant and vegetation is sparse

barchan dunes

How did deflation affect the dust bowl in the 1930s

Lowering the land.

What are long sand ridges oriented nearly parallel to the prevailing wind called

longitudinal dunes

Occasionally deposition causes the main channel of a stream to divide into several smaller channels called

The main channel of a stream divides into several smaller creeks. Occasionally, deposition causes the main channel of a stream to divide into several smaller channels called distributaries.

Dunes with tips pointing into the wind are called

parabolic dunes

What 'If you were to examine the profile of a typical stream you would probably find that the gradient is .

..decreasing from top to bot..

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