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Erosion Vocabulary

Learning new vocab words for chapt 6

TerracesBroad, stpelike cuts make into the side of a slope
Glaciermoving mass of ice and snow
Pluckingmelting of snow and ice and the water flows down into cracks in rocks; the water then freezes in the cracks and expands, breaking the rocks into pieces. The rock fragments are moved along with the glacial ice.
Outwashglacier's melted ice that carries sediments and deposits them like a river does
Tillmixture of boulders, sand and clay and silt; forms when a glacier stop moving
Deflationwind picking up small sediments (clay, silt, and sand)
Abrasionwind makes sand grains roll and skip along the ground polishing each other as they bump into each other

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