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Glaciation[Date] Today I will: - Locate areas of glaciated uplands on a map - Describe the main processes involved in glacial erosion Geography Glaciation.

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1 Glaciation[Date] Today I will: - Locate areas of glaciated uplands on a map - Describe the main processes involved in glacial erosion Geography Glaciation

2 Geography Glaciation

3 Geography Glaciation The Ice Age was a period of time where global temperatures cooled.

4 Geography Glaciation Ice

5 Geography Glaciation

6 Geography Glaciation Crevasses

7 Introduction Geography Glaciation

8 Introduction Geography Glaciation Calving

9 Introduction Geography Glaciation

10 Introduction Geography Glaciation

11 Introduction Geography Glaciation

12 Introduction Geography Glaciation Glaciated landscapes are formed by three main processes. These are:

13 Introduction Geography Glaciation Plucking is the ice freezing on to a jagged piece of rock and pulling it out as the ice continues to move downhill.

14 Introduction Geography Glaciation Abrasion happens when ice already has fragments of rock embedded in its base and these scrape at the rock surface.

15 Introduction Geography Glaciation Striations

16 Introduction Geography Glaciation Freeze- thaw is a form of physical weathering, common in mountains and glacial environments, caused by the expansion of water as it freezes.

17 Geography Glaciation Area Highest Mountain in Area 1 2 3Ben More (1174m) CairngormsSnowdoniaLoch Lomond & The Trossachs North West HighlandsLake DistrictSouthern UplandsMourne Mountains Using an atlas and the list underneath, name the glaciated areas 1 to 7. Add the name of the highest mountain in each area:


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