Study Guide – Agents of Erosion 2013 Vocabulary Saltation Deflation Abrasion Desert pavement Deflation hollow Loess Dune Glacier Valley/Alpine glacier Continental glacier Glacial drift Till Stratified drift Moraine Mass movement Rock fall Landslide Mudflow Creep Angle of Repose Slump Lahar Critical Thinking Questions/Benchmarks/I Can Statements (you should be able to answer each of these) 12.2 1. Explain why some areas are more affected to wind erosion than other areas are. 2. Describe the process of saltation. 3. Identify three landforms that result from wind erosion and deposition. 4. Explain how dunes move. 12.3 1. 2. 3. 4. Explain the difference between alpine (valley) glaciers and continental glaciers. Describe two ways in which glaciers move. Identify five landscape features formed by alpine glaciers. Identify four types of moraines. 12.4 1. 2. 3. 4. Explain the role of gravity as an agent of erosion and deposition. Explain how angle of repose is related to mass movement. Describe four types of rapid mass movement. Describe three factors that affect creep. Diagrams to Know Study Guide – Agents of Erosion 2013 Page 355 in your text!! Page 356 in your text!!