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College of San Mateo- Physical Geography 100

Spring 2001


Study Guide for the Second Midterm

 
Chapter 10
Review Questions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 10, 11, 14, 15, 16,  17, 28, 29.
What causes a lahar and what can people do to prepare for one?
 
Chapter 11
Review Questions 1, 3, 4, 9, 10, 12, 13, 15, 17, 20, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26
What effect do dams have on deltas? Use examples from the video "Running Water."
 
Chapter 12
Review Questions 2, 3, 4, 5, 12, 13, 14, 16, 18.
Why does salt accumulate to form a playa in the botton of a bolson?
 
Chapter 13
Review Questions 11, 15, 16, 17, 18.
Explain the phrase "beaches are rivers of sand" using systems theory.
 
Chapter 14
Review Questions 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 14, 25.
Describe how glaciers flow and erode to create streamlined shaped features in the landscape.