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7) Explain the various landforms created by highland glaciation? (250 words)

Topic Part of static series under the heading – “Weathering and erosion , landforms of agents of weathering”

7) Explain the various landforms created by highland glaciation? (250 words)

NCERT Class XI Physical Geography ch 6, pg 48

Key demand of the question

The question expects us to explain the landforms created by erosion and deposition as a result of highland glaciation. In our explanation, we need to mention how such landforms are formed and the features of such landforms

Structure of the answer

Introduction – Mention that glaciation gives rise to erosional features in the highlands and depositional features in the lowlands. Mention that glacier plays a combined role of erosion, deposition and transportation throughout its course.

Body – Explain erosional features in the highland like Corrie, pyramidal peaks, glacial trough, hanging valleys, rock basins, moraines etc.