College of San Mateo- Physical Geography 100
Study the 'Review Questions' at the end of each chapter.
Describe a slope as a system. What factors can cause a slope system to exceed its threshold? What are the consequences? What is the difference between hydration and hydrolysis?
Describe a river as a system. What effect do dams have on a river system?
Where are most of the world's deserts and why? Why is death valley so hot and dry?
Explain the phrase "beaches are rivers of sand."
Describe how glaciers flow and erode to create streamlined shaped features in the landscape. Why are fjords so popular with cruiseships?