How do caverns form in limestone areas?

In this lesson we will learn about how caverns form in limestone areas such as in the Peak District.

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Q1.Which one is FALSE for the rock type limestone?

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Q2.Rainwater is capable of dissolving limestone because...

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Q3.The vertical cracks found in limestone are called...

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Q4.On a limestone pavement, a clint is...

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Q5.On a limestone pavement, a gryke is...

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.Which one is FALSE for the rock type limestone?

1/5

Q2.Rainwater is capable of dissolving limestone because...

2/5

Q3.The vertical cracks found in limestone are called...

3/5

Q4.On a limestone pavement, a clint is...

4/5

Q5.On a limestone pavement, a gryke is...

5/5

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How do caverns form in limestone areas?

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Q1.Limestone is...

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Q2.Rainwater is capable of dissolving limestone because...

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Q3.For a cavern to form, rainwater must first...

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Q4.In a cavern, a stalagmite is found...

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Q5.When a stalactite and stalagmite join together they form a...

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How do caverns form in limestone areas?

Please complete this quiz to test your learning on how caverns form in limestone areas.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.Limestone is...

1/5

Q2.Rainwater is capable of dissolving limestone because...

2/5

Q3.For a cavern to form, rainwater must first...

3/5

Q4.In a cavern, a stalagmite is found...

4/5

Q5.When a stalactite and stalagmite join together they form a...

5/5

Lesson summary: How do caverns form in limestone areas?

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