Save
Busy. Please wait.
or

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
or

Username is available taken
show password

why


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.


Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
focusNode
Didn't know it?
click below
 
Knew it?
click below
Don't know (0)
Remaining cards (0)
Know (0)
0:00
share
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

PCS Earth Science

Chapter 8 vocab

TermDefinition
mass movement movement of loose sediments and rock down slope due to gravity
creep slow, steady downhill flow of loose material
mud flow fast moving mixture of mud and water
land slide rapid downhill movement of material large area looses layer of rock and rapidly down slope
slump material moves along a curved surface and rotates and slides down
avalanche movement of snow
deflation lowering of land surface due to wind erosion
abrasion Rocks and sediment grinding against each other wear away surfaces
ventifact rocks shaped by wind blown sediments polished smooth sides and sharp edges
loess wind blown thick silt deposits from glacial activity it makes very fertile soil
glacier mass movement of ice
valley glacier accumulations of snow and ice in the mountainous areas, flow very slowly
continental glacier cover much more area than valley, thickest in the center and tin at the edges
cirque deep depression scooped out by a valley glacier.
esker long winding ridge of layered sediments deposited by streams
Created by: cboula
 

 



Voices

Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
Retries:
restart all cards