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Dunes usually move in the direction of
a) the North Star b) the wind c) the sun d) the east
mounds of sand deposited by win
a) dunes b) beach c) d)
What helps prevent wind erosion?
a) soil b) rocks c) plants d) water
the removal of fine sediment deposited by wind
a) loess b) abrasion c) d)
A depression scooped out by the wind in the landscape of a desert is called a(n)
a) abrasion b) desert pavement c) rock fragment d) deflation hollow
the skipping and bouncing of sand-sized particles in the direction the wind is blowing
a) deflation b) saltation c) d)
In the process of saltation, what causes the sand-sized particles to bounce?
a) wind b) water c) soil d) rocks
A depression scooped out by the wind in the landscape of a desert is called a (n)
a) loess b) dune c) deflation hollow d) desert pavement
fine-grained sediment deposited by wind
a) loess b) dunes c) d)
the grinding and wearing down of rock surfaces by other rock or sand particles
a) erosion b) abrasion c) d)
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