Geography Quiz / Grade 9 Canadian Geography 5 Glaciers

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Can you name the information about glaciers?

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What is the name given to the deep scratches glaciers created in rock?
What is the name give to the shallow depression created by a glacier scouring out the rock?
What is the word that means the Earth wobbled on its axis?
What is the name of the flat area in front of a glacier called?
What is the name of alpine lakes carved into the rock?
Are mountains high ALTITUDE or LATITUDE
What is the word that means the Earth has entered an extended cooling period?
What is the name of a spoon or egg-shaped hill left behind by a continental glacier?
How many ice ages have there been in the last 1 million years?
When did the last ice age end?
What is the name given to the pyramidal peak created by glacial erosion?
Is far north or far south high ALTITUDE or LATITUDE?
What helps build up the Continental Shelf?
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What is the name of the fan shaped valley created by an alpine glacier?
What is the name given to steep ridges created by glaciers?
What are moraines made of?
What is the word that means the tilt of the earth’s axis has changed?
What is the name given to a period of time when the Earth cools enough to allow continental glaciers to flow from polar regions to regions further south?
What do we call the land created by glaciers bulldozing material from the sides of mountains?
What is the name of a long narrow ridge created by a glacier?
What is the name of the large boulder torn of a rock and carried away by a glacier?
Which kind of glacier occurs in areas of high LATITUDE?
What is the name of the water that washes out in front of the ice creating a flat plain?
Which type of glacier occurs in areas of high ALTITUDE?
What is the word that means that the earth’s orbit has become more elliptical?

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