Landforms of erosion: V-shaped valleys and interlocking spurs

In this lesson, we will learn how erosional processes create V-shaped valleys and interlocking spurs.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.Hydraulic action is when...

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Q2.As rocks undergo erosion, they become...

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Q3.Suspension is when...

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Q4.Deposition takes place when...

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Q5.Abrasion causes the river channel to...

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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.Hydraulic action is when...

1/5

Q2.As rocks undergo erosion, they become...

2/5

Q3.Suspension is when...

3/5

Q4.Deposition takes place when...

4/5

Q5.Abrasion causes the river channel to...

5/5

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V-shaped valleys and interlocking spurs - quiz

Use your learning from your lesson on V-shaped valleys and interlocking spurs formation to complete this short quiz.

Q1.A narrow, steep-sided valley formed as a result of rapid erosion by a stream or river is known as a...

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Q2.V-shaped valleys are created by...

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Q3.The material transported by a river is known as its...

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Q4.Ridges of high ground that project into V-shaped valleys. They occur on alternative sides of a valley and fit together rather like the teeth of a zip fastener, are known as...

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Q5.In the upper course, rivers do not have enough power to...

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V-shaped valleys and interlocking spurs - quiz

Use your learning from your lesson on V-shaped valleys and interlocking spurs formation to complete this short quiz.

Q1.A narrow, steep-sided valley formed as a result of rapid erosion by a stream or river is known as a...

1/5

Q2.V-shaped valleys are created by...

2/5

Q3.The material transported by a river is known as its...

3/5

Q4.Ridges of high ground that project into V-shaped valleys. They occur on alternative sides of a valley and fit together rather like the teeth of a zip fastener, are known as...

4/5

Q5.In the upper course, rivers do not have enough power to...

5/5

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