ES 331/767 Sample Exam

I. Give short definitions for the following ice age terms (10 terms @ 2 points each).

  1. firn

  2. Holocene Epoch

II. Provide short answers for the following questions (10 questions @ 3 points each).

  1. How can a glacier move, even though its bed may be frozen to the substratum? Explain your answer.

  2. Briefly explain some of the ways by which drumlins may be created.

III. Give paragraph answers for the following questions (two questions @ 10 points each). You may provide simple diagrams to supplement your answers.

IV. ES 767 only. Give a paragraph answer for the following question (one question @ 10 points). You may provide simple diagrams to supplement your answers.

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