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Which of the following does NOT contribute to mechanical weathering?
1. carbonic acid
2. frost heaving
3. plants & animals
4. pressure release
5. abrasion
Which featured is formed on dry land?
1. delta
2. guyot
3. seamount
4. alluvial fan
Which is not a key feature of geologic maps?
1. types of rock
2. age of rock formations
3. color of rock formations
4. locations of fault lines
In the image below what does A indicate?
1. top of a mountain
2. a depression
3. a lake
4. a trail
In what situation are the contour lines on a topographic map close together?
1. where the slope is steep
2. where the slope is gradual
3. where the elevation is high
4. where the relief is minimal
The map contour interval is defined as
1. the sum of all the lines
2. the difference from the highest line to the lowest line
3. the difference in elevation between two lines
4. the time it takes to get to each line
The most important factors that determine the rate of weathering are
1. rock cycle and rain
2. type of rock and rock composition
3. rock cycle and season
4. type of rock and climate
Breaking down of rock and other substances on the Earth's surface
1. weathering
2. erosion
3. deposition
4. precipitation
A newly created volcano is a good example of a:
1. secondary landform
2. primary landform
3. special landform
4. biome
Elevation refers to
1. the height of a place above sea level.
2. the difference between the highest and lowest point.
3. an area lifted by levees.
4. an area where the sea rises.
2. Carbonation - rain mixes with $CO_2$