Landforms by Glaciation Movies
- Alpine Glacier Basics- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mspVqx3vgek
- Glacial Landforms– https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kD5BWgJVR3w&index=5&list=PLRg-eXrZuuUegD1uw_viGKmsqJFfzJNqi
- Glaciation of the Northeast- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7NdpiUxD2U8&index=7&list=PLRg-eXrZuuUegD1uw_viGKmsqJFfzJNqi
- Landforms by Glacial Erosion– https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pDAjVbSLfoM&list=PLRg-eXrZuuUegD1uw_viGKmsqJFfzJNqi&index=4
- Glacial Deposition– https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lJ1Uj_Tr3Rg
- Glacial Landforms– http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/geography/glacial_landscapes/glacial_erosion_landforms_rev1.shtml
Maine Glacial Resources
- Maine Field Locations– landforms around the state of Maine http://www.maine.gov/dacf/mgs/explore/explore_map.shtml
- Virtual Tour of Maine’s Surficial (the surface) Geology– Cool info about glaciers: http://www.maine.gov/dacf/mgs/explore/surficial/virtual/virtual_surficial.pdf
- Maine Geology– http://maineanencyclopedia.com/geology/
- Surficial Geology Handbook for Southern Maine– This is a large download but there is great information and pictures in this book! http://www.maine.gov/dacf/mgs/explore/surficial/sghandbook/surficial_geology_handbook_for_southern_maine.pdf
- Glaciers and Maine from UHAUL– Good stuff! https://www.uhaul.com/SuperGraphics/34/1/Enhanced/Venture-Across-America-and-Canada-Modern/Maine/Mysterious-glacial-passage
Specific Glacial Landforms
- Alpine (mountain) Glacial Features of Maine- alpine_glacial_features_maine
- Arete: Definition- A thin, almost knife-like, ridge of rock which is typically formed when two glaciers erode U-shaped valleys on either side.
- Cirque: Definition- A bowl shaped landform created by a glacier grinding an existing valley into a rounded shape with steep sides.
- Tarn: Definition: When ice in a cirque melts, a circular lake is often formed at the bottom of the hollow.
- Glacial Striations in Maine– https://penobscotbaypress.com/news/2014/jun/26/glacial-striations/#.VnIholz_5S8
- Aquifer’s and Glacial Deposits in Maine http://umaine.edu/mitchellcenter/files/2012/06/Part-I_WHAT-IS-AN-AQUIFER-GEOLOGY-OF-NE-USA.pdf
- Eskers: a long narrow ridge or mound of sand, gravel, and boulders deposited by a stream flowing on, within, or beneath a melting glacier.
- Erratics: a boulder transported and deposited by a glacier.
- Moraines: the bits of rock and soil that are left after glaciers pass through, or after they melt and recede.
- Kettle Holes: is a shallow, sediment-filled body of water formed by retreating glaciers or draining floodwaters.
- Glacial Kettle Hole – Pugwash Pond – Gulf Hagas Maine- https://www.flickr.com/photos/48825202@N04/15772961525
- Formation of Specific Areas
- Formation of the Gulf of Maine- http://www.gulfofmaine-census.org/about-the-gulf/physical-characteristics/geology/geologic-history/