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Glossary of Glacial effect on landforms

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Deepened existing
valleys
Isostatic rebound
long tem raising of a portion of the earth's surface, as a result of glacial activity in the past
the weight of glacers
pushed the earth's crust down
lake bonneville created
great salt lake in Utah
the great salt lake is now saltier than the ocean b/c of
evaporation leaving the salt behind
drift
deposits of glacial origin
till
material deposited by ice as it melts
till is made up or
everything from large rocks to fine sediments
glacial melt water
causes deposits of statified setiments
stratified setiments are
materials that have been naturally sorted
Fjores
caused when a glacial trough created a u shaped valley and then the sea level raises

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