GEOGRAPHY

Types of Glacial Deposits and Causes of Glacial Deposition

Material carried by the glacier is called a moraine. Types of Moraine Ground/sub-glacier moraine – load carried at the base of the glacier. Englacial moraine – load within the glacier. Lateral moraine – load carried at the sides of the glacier. Medial moraine – load carried in the centre of the valley by a glacier. …

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Factors That Influence Weathering

Weathering is the Mechanical breakdown or chemical decay of rocks “in situ” (without movement)Agents of weatheringthese are things that work to cause it: Weather elements: rainfall temperature frost gases e.g. CO2,O2 Plants Animals People Factors That Influence Weathering Climate Different areas with different climatic elements experience different types of weathering e.g. block disintegration is experienced …

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