Ice on the Land – Remember it! & Test it!

Ice on the Land – Remember it! & Test it!

Ice on the Land

The amount of ice on a global and continental level has changed in the past.

The amount of ice depends on the glacial budget.

Ice is a powerful force in shaping the land as a result of weathering, erosion, transportation and deposition.

Distinctive landforms result from different processes.

Glacial retreat can pose a threat to the economies of areas relying on tourism.


Ice on the land – Test it!

1 What do we mean by ‘snowball earth’?

2 What is a glacier?

3 In which country is Kilimanjaro?

4 How is a corrie formed?


Some top tips!

1. Print out the Test It! Questions – it will allow you
to replicate exam conditions and also allows you to
give your eyes a rest from the computer screen whilst
doing your crucial revision.
2. Make a copy of the Remember It! Section and put in
a place that you often look at. i.e. front of a journal,
next to a mirror, on a kitchen cupboard door, etc.