How do corries form?

In this lesson we will learn about the characteristics and formation of the glacial landform; a corrie.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.A glacier forms when...

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Q2.The conditions required for a glacier to form are...

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Q3.A glacier will form in an area that is...

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Q4.What has happened to the Earth's temperature over its history?

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Q5.When the Earth's temperature is higher a glacier will...

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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!

Q1.A glacier forms when...

1/5

Q2.The conditions required for a glacier to form are...

2/5

Q3.A glacier will form in an area that is...

3/5

Q4.What has happened to the Earth's temperature over its history?

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Q5.When the Earth's temperature is higher a glacier will...

5/5

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How do corries form?

Please complete this quiz to test your learning on how corries form in a glaciated landscape.

Q1.A characteristic of a corrie is...

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Q2.On the back wall of a corrie, the contour lines on an OS map will be...

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Q3.The name of the area in which snow builds up and glacial ice is formed is called...

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Q4.The weathering process shown in the diagram is...

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Q5.The processes responsible for forming a corrie are...

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How do corries form?

Please complete this quiz to test your learning on how corries form in a glaciated landscape.

Q1.A characteristic of a corrie is...

1/5

Q2.On the back wall of a corrie, the contour lines on an OS map will be...

2/5

Q3.The name of the area in which snow builds up and glacial ice is formed is called...

3/5

Q4.The weathering process shown in the diagram is...

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Q5.The processes responsible for forming a corrie are...

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