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Set I

Earth Science Part 1

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Triggered by the movement of the earth’s plate earthquake
Gravity or rain or both pulls rocks and mud down the mountain causing destruction landslides
The wearing a way of sediments by water, waves, wind or ice weathering
when thick magma and large amounts of gas build up under the surface volcanoes
The moving or carrying a way of sediments to a new location erosion
An earthquake in the ocean causes these giant destructive waves tsunami
Earthquake, landslide, hurricane, tsunami and volcano rapid changes to the Earth's surface
The dropping of sediments to a new location deposition
Weathering, erosion and deposition slow changes to the Earth's surface
Very small in size, tiny, a speck, crumb particles
A huge V-shaped valley made from moving water canyon
A huge moving body of ice that scrapes the landscape glacier
A mound of sand deposited by wind sand dune
large flat area of land at the mouth of a river delta
An area of land, or a land shape found on the surface of the Earth landform
Tiny particles of broken down rock, about the size of salt, very little water stays, loses water, no nutrients sand
Finer and softer sand, like flour, silky smooth, slippery when wet, some water stays, some nutrients but erodes easily silt
A sticky when wet, fine grained soil that does not allow water to flow through easily, hold to much water, needs nutrients, compacts when dried clay
Dark and chunky soil full of organic matter and plants, sticks and leaves humus
The best soil of all because it’s a mixture of humus, clay and sand loam
Smaller stones, pebbles of rock, no water stays, no nutrients gravel
Created by: kristel.cruz