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See the figure given below A, B, C. Answer the following questions. Questions: What differences do you find in the three figures? Identify the landforms formed due to erosion by glaciers. - Geography

Short Note

See the figure given below A, B, C. Answer the following questions.

Questions:

  1. What differences do you find in the three figures?
  2. Identify the landforms formed due to erosion by glaciers.
  3. Where can U–shape valley be formed?
  4. In which region will deposition start?
  5. Identify the landforms formed by deposition by glaciers.
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Solution

  1. Figure A shows the regions before the glacier-formed.
    Figure B showed the regions covered by snow during glaciation.
    Figure C shows different erosional and depositional features formed by glaciers after the glaciation period.
  2. Cirques, horn, U-shaped valleys, hanging valleys are formed due to erosion by glaciers.
  3. U- Shaped valley is formed in the pre-existing valley.
  4. Deposition starts generally along the side and front of the ice.
  5. Drumlins, eskers, moraines are the depositional features formed by glaciers.
Concept: Agents of Erosion and Landforms - Work of Glacier
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Balbharati Geography 11th Standard Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 3 Agents of Erosion
Work of glacier | Q 1 | Page 40
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