Flashcards: Regents Review                        



                                  

U-shaped valley
Heat and/or Pressure
Density differences
Amount of space
Compaction & cementation
Arid
Empty space in soil
P/Ep ratio
Melting and solidification
Upward movement of water in soil
Best absorber of radiation
Bending of waves
Distance from crest to crest
Boundary
Most common soil type in NY
Average kinetic energy of atoms or molecules
Oldest on bottom - Youngest on top
Made of fragmental particles
One plate dives under another
Moon comes between the Earth and the Sun
Boundary between 2 different air masses
Process that powers stars
Warm, moist air mass
Physical properties of a mineral
Energy of position
Solid outer shell of the earth
An interpretation of an observation
Grooves in bedrock
V-shaped valley
Deflection of fluids due to Earth's rotation
Folliated
All molecular motion stops
Cold, dry air mass
Best reflector
Brightness of a star compared to brightness of the sun when viewed from the same distance.
Mineral breaks forming flat surfaces
Carbon dioxide and water vapor
Connects all points of equal temperature
Intergrown crystals
Shape of the Earth
Point on surface above the focus
Area below the water table
Solid to vapor w/o going through a liquid phase
What we get from the sun
Always involves use of the senses
Ability of water to pass through rock or soil
Earth comes between the Sun and the Moon
Time of day when the Sun is highest in the sky
Smallest particles carried in suspension in a stream
Predominant form of physical weathering in NYS
Glacier
Metamorphic
Convection
Volume
Sedimentary
Dry (desert)
Porosity
Climate
Igneous
Capillarity
Dark & rough
Refraction
Wavelength
Interface
Transported
Temperature
Law of Superposition
Clastic
Subduction
Solar eclipse
Front
Fusion
Maritime tropical (mT)
Internal arrangement of atoms
Potential energy
Crust (Lithosphere)
Inference
Glacier
River or stream
Coriolis effect
Metamorphic
Absolute zero
Contintal polar (cP) or Continental arctic (cA)
Smooth, light colored
Luminosity
Cleavage
Greenhouse gases
Isotherm
Probably igneous (possibly metamorphic)
Oblate spheroid
Epicenter
Zone of saturation
Sublimation
Short wave visible light
Observation
Permeability
Lunar eclipse
Solar noon
Colloids
Frost action (ice wedging)