Landscapes of glacial erosion on an Ordnance Survey map

Glacial erosion on an Ordnance Survey (OS) map

As well as being able to describe features of glacial erosion, you also need to be able to recognise them on an Ordnance Survey (OS) map.

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Pyramidal peaks are the highest point in an area and will often be marked by a spot height - a black dot with a number beside it, indicating the height of the land in metres.

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