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Geoscience Vocab

カード 21枚 作成者: Ray (作成日: 2013/11/01)

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  • 1

    Erratic

    補足(例文と訳など)

    答え

    • a rock that is away from its orgin

    解説

  • 2

    Ice Sheets/Continental Glacier

    補足(例文と訳など)

    答え

    • A thick, subcontinental to continental-scale accumulation of glacier ice and perennial snow that spreads from a center of accumulation, typically in all directions

    解説

  • 3

    Drumlin

    補足(例文と訳など)

    答え

    • An elongated ridge of glacial sediment sculpted by ice moving over the bed of a glacier

    解説

  • 4

    Tarn

    補足(例文と訳など)

    答え

    • A lake that develops in the basin of a cirque, generally after the melting of the glacier

    解説

  • 5

    Kettle Lakes

    補足(例文と訳など)

    答え

    • A depression that forms in an outwash plain or other glacial deposit by the melting of an in-situ block of glacier ice that was separated from the retreating glacier-margin and subsequently buried by glacier sedimentation

    解説

  • 6

    Calving

    補足(例文と訳など)

    答え

    • The process by which pieces of ice break away from the terminus of a glacier that ends in a body of water or from the edge of a floating ice shelf that ends in the ocean. Once they enter the water, the pieces are called icebergs.

    解説

  • 7

    Ice Berg

    補足(例文と訳など)

    答え

    • A block of ice that has broken or calved from the face of a glacier and is floating in a body of marine of fresh water.

    解説

  • 8

    Arete

    補足(例文と訳など)

    答え

    • A jagged, narrow ridge that separates two adjacent glacier valleys or cirques

    解説

  • 9

    Cirque

    補足(例文と訳など)

    答え

    • A bowl-shaped, amphitheater-like depression eroded into the head or the side of a glacier valley

    解説

  • 10

    Till

    補足(例文と訳など)

    答え

    • An unsorted and unstratified accumulation of glacial sediment, deposited directly by glacier ice. Till is a heterogeneous mixture of different sized material deposited by moving ice (lodgement till) or by the melting in-place of stagnant ice (ablation till)

    解説

  • 11

    Glacial Erosion

    補足(例文と訳など)

    答え

    • The process by which glaciers cut, carve or scratch the earth's surface

    解説

  • 12

    Medial Moraine

    補足(例文と訳など)

    答え

    • A sediment ridge, located on a glacier's exposed ice surface, away from its valley walls, extending down glacier to the terminus

    解説

  • 13

    Horn

    補足(例文と訳など)

    答え

    • A pointed, mountain peak, typically pyramidal in shape, bounded by the walls of three or more cirques

    解説

  • 14

    Terminal Moraine

    補足(例文と訳など)

    答え

    • A cross-valley, ridge-like accumulation of glacial sediment that forms at the farthest point reached by the terminus of an advancing glacier

    解説

  • 15

    Pater Noster Lakes

    補足(例文と訳など)

    答え

    • A chain of small lakes in a glacial trough that occupies basins created by glacial erosion.

    解説

  • 16

    Valley Glacier

    補足(例文と訳など)

    答え

    • a long, narrow glacier that forms when snow and ice build up in a mountain valley

    解説

  • 17

    Crevasse

    補足(例文と訳など)

    答え

    • A crack or series of cracks that open in the surface of a moving glacier in response to differential stresses caused by glacier flow

    解説

  • 18

    Self Arrest

    補足(例文と訳など)

    答え

    • A technique that climbers use to stop from falling down a slope by digging an ice ax into the snow

    解説

  • 19

    Lateral Moraine

    補足(例文と訳など)

    答え

    • A sediment ridge, located on a glacier's surface adjacent to the valley walls, extending down glacier to the terminus

    解説

  • 20

    Hanging Valley

    補足(例文と訳など)

    答え

    • A former tributary glacier valley that is incised into the upper part of a U-shaped glacier valley, higher than the floor of the main valley

    解説

  • 21

    Glacial Trough

    補足(例文と訳など)

    答え

    • A deep, U-shaped valley carved by an alpine glacier.

    解説

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