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COURSE LECTURE NOTES:

| SCIENCE | MATTER | SOLAR SYSTEM | PLANETS | ATMOSPHERE | WIND and TEMPERATURE | HUMIDITY | WEATHERING | SOIL | SEASONS | MASS WASTING | SEASONS and CLIMATE | WIND WORK | STREAMS | LAND FORMS | GROUND WATER | CAVES/KARST | THE OCEAN | TIDES & ESTUARIES | WAVES | GLACIERS | GLACIAL LANDFORMS | VOLCANOES | VOLCANOES | CHON | PLATE TECHTONICS | EARTHQUAKES | ROCKS | CLIMATE CHANGE |

GLACIERS

    1. Glacier - a permanent body of ice, consisting largely of recryatallized snow, that shows evidence of downslope or outward movement due to gravity.


    2. From snow to glacier - new snow is very porous. The delicate points of the snowflake gradually evaporate. The resultanr water vapor condences near the center of the snowflake. The snowflakes grow smaller and sink. The snow then increases in density till it becomes glacier ice. As the ice crystal sinks lower, it becomes larger.



    3. Glacial movement

    4. Glacial work

GLACIAL LANDFORMS

    1. Erosional landforms
    2. Deposional landforms

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