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earth's surface

QuestionAnswer
delta A landform at the mouth of a river made by sand silt soil and rocks deposited by moving water
deposition The process in which wind or ice build up the earth's surface by dropping sediment in new locations
erosion The process in which gravity water ice and wind move sediment from one place to another on the earth's surface
Mouth Where a river meets a lake or ocean
river a body of flowing water that empties into an ocean valley lake or another river
riverbed the bottom of a river
sediment Materials such as sand silt soil and rocks that have been carried along and deposited by water wind or ice
slope The inclined surface or a hill or mountain
source where a river begins
freshwater water found in rivers lakes and groundwater
groundwater the water in soil and porous rocks underground
spring a small stream of water flowing naturally from the earth
weathering the breakdown of large rock into smaller pieces of rock
glacier a large slow moving sheet of ice
earthquake a sudden movement of Earth's crust along the fault
sinkhole a natural hole that forms in the Earth's surface as a result of weathering
Created by: Orchardhill12