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Understanding Earth

Geology/Geography/Oceanography/Atmospheric Sciences

Quiz 21 :

Glaciers: the Work of Ice

Quiz 21 :

Glaciers: the Work of Ice

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How much of the land surface is covered by ice?
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A

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In a valley glacier,where is the ice velocity the fastest?
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C

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Which of the following will cause sea level to rise?
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C

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In a bitterly cold climate,glaciers will move primarily by
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Which of the following describes the transformation of ice to gaseous water vapor?
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Why do glacial crevasses form?
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A snow deposit contains approximately 90% air.How much air does glacial ice contain?
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Which of the following lists is written in order of increasing ice "metamorphism"?
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If a very large iceberg in the ocean were to melt,what would happen to sea level?
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Which of the following statements is correct?
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If accumulation exceeds ablation,then
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If the hypothesis that proposes that Earth was entirely covered with ice during late Precambrian time - Snowball Earth - is correct,then what process brought it out of that state?
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Which of the following is an extremely slow-moving sheet of ice that covers vast land areas?
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Where is the largest mass of ice on Earth located?
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Which of the following forms of ice has the greatest density?
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How fast can surging glaciers move?
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The snow line is
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Why are Earth's poles colder than the equator?
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At the equator,at what altitude is the snow line?
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How thick are the Greenland and Antarctic ice caps?
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