Glaciated landscapes are formed by a combination of erosion, transportation and deposition processes. They have distinctive features which can be identified on an OS map.
Which of the following statements does NOT describe a corrie?
Steep back and side walls
Narrow knife-edged ridge
An armchair shaped hollow
Which of the following statements accurately describes a U-shaped valley?
U-shaped valleys have steep sides and a wide, flat floor. They are usually straight and deep.
U-shaped valleys have gently sloping sides and a narrow floor
U-shaped valleys are narrow and are only found near the coast
What feature is being described here? Rounded areas of land which have been cut off. They are often rounded at the top but steep at the bottom.
What can be found on the floor of a U-shaped valley after glaciation?
How is the jagged top of a pyramidal peak formed?
Which process loosens rock to form scree?