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What is the unsorted rocky debris left behind by a melting glacier

The term "till" is the name given to unsorted rocky debris formed by melting glaciers.

Continental drift tagalog kahulugan
Which ocean is home to large island nations such as Japan and New Zealand

The Pacific Ocean is the name of this, the Earth's largest body of water.

Which type of fossil is formed when silica is added

petrified

Which ocean was navigated and mapped by Europeans while looking for new trade routes to the spice islands

Atlantic Ocean

When pieces of glacier ice break off to float freely they are called

ice bergs

Which ocean formation is relatively flat and runs parallel to each continent

Abyssal plains...Moodie perfect....ha!! Abyssal plains are relatively flat and run parallel to each continent

Which type of wetland is prone to flooding and has a neutral pH level

marsh

Which term refers to the water on top of the ground that begins to flow away due to gravity

surface runoff

Which formation is a smooth hill formed from rocky debris left behind by a melting glacier

drumlin

Which process works by applying pressurized water against a semi-permeable membrane that traps salts and other minerals

A+ reverse osmosis

Which ocean is almost entirely landlocked

southern

Indian

Which formation is made of material that is frozen to the bottom of the glacier and carried along acting as abrasive elements

ground moraines

Which formation occurs when large quantities of magma begin to push through mantle of the Earth and into layers of the crust

dome mountain

Which formation is a small hill-like mound formed from the deposits as the glacier recedes

kame

What long narrow glaciers form between mountains and are common in the Alps and the Andes

valley glaciers

The Mid-Atlantic Ridge separates the Eurasian Plate from what other plate

It separates the Eurasian Plate and North American Plate in the North Atlantic, and the African Plate from the South American Plate in the South Atlantic.

Which formation is a long winding ridge made from deposits of sand and gravel

esker

Which ocean is covered mostly in ice

Arctic ocean

Scientists who study the ocean are called what

oceanographer

Of which era was the Cretaceous period

Mesozoic Era

The Labrador Current begins in the Arctic region and flows through which ocean

the Atlantic

What Water vapor droplets form clouds and Earth's gravity pulls the moisture to the surface in the form of .

"rain"

What are giant tidal waves called

Giant tidal waves are called tsunamis

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