Glacier revision keywords

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Mind Map on Glacier revision keywords, created by durbanellie on 03/31/2015.

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Glacier revision keywords
1 Erosion
1.1 The wearing away of rock, stone or soil
2 Abrasion
2.1 Scraping away material
3 Meltwater
3.1 The water from amelting glacier which feeds a river or lake
4 Glacial till
4.1 The load of rock, stones,sand and clay deposited by a glacier as it melts.
5 freeze-thaw weathering
5.1 where water freezes in cracks in rocks, making them bigger and eventually the rocks will break up
6 Transport
6.1 to carry things along
7 Plucking
7.1 When ice freezes around rocks under a glacier then pulls them out
8 deposit
8.1 To drop a material
9 Striations
9.1 grooves in rock, caused by abrasion when glaciers lowed over it
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