SSC Geography Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-6

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    Longitudinal ridge like feature formed in the tunnel by a glacier before it melts is known as

    A)  Till                  

    B)  Esker

    C)  Kame  

    D)  Comb ridge

    Correct Answer: B

    Solution :

    [b] Till is unsorted, unstratified and heterogeneous mixture of boulders, gravels, sand and clay transported and deposited by glacier on melting. Kame is of Scottish origin which means steep sided mound. Thus kames are mounds of poorly stratified rock material deposited by melting water at the edge of a stagnant glacier or ice sheet. Comb ridge or Arete is a ridge resembling the shape of a comb. It is formed when cirques from two sides of a ridge, are enlarged and they extend towards each other. The top of the ridge is eroded and takes the shape of a comb ridge.

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