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Transcript
Name: _____________________________________________ Pd: _______ Date: _______________
Earth’s External Structures
Essential Questions
1. What surface processes produce surface formations?
2. How are different geologic processes and surface features expressed?
3. What technologies are used to explore the oceans and what are their contributions?
4. What are the surface features of the ocean floor and how do they form?
Key vocabulary
Gully
Seacaves, arches, stacks
Rockfall
U-shaped valley
Dune
HONORS, mineral
HONORS, soil profile
Continental margin
Submarine canyon
Seamount
Guyot
Valley
Soil
Canyon
Landslide
Lake (glacial erosion)
Sandbar
HONORS, Igneous, Metamorphic,
Sedimentary rocks
ROV, AUV
Continental shelf
Abyssal plain
Trench
Rill
Sinkhole
Waterfall
Mudflow
Delta
Barrier island
HONORS, Pedalfer, Pedocal,
Laterite
SONAR
Continental rise
Mid-ocean ridge
PRACTICE
1. Fill in the chart below about weathering.
Type of weathering
Mechanical
Picture of process
Description
Chemical
2. Draw pictures to show the processes that form the water and gravity erosion features in the table below.
Valleys
Rills
Soil
Gullies
ESS Sem 1 Review
7/29/11
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