What are the broken-off pieces of glaciers that make it to the open sea called?

Icebergs
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Climatology
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Ozone Layer
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Wall Clouds
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What type of rock is coal?
Sedimentary Rock
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Plants
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Axis
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Physical Weathering
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What is the science of the origin, history, and structure of the Earth called?
Geology
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What is the name given to a fossil that best defines a rock layer's age?
Index Fossil
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What is a scientist who specializes in soil and crops called?
Agronomist
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What is the very bottom soil horizon called?
Bedrock
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In the United States, summer officially begins in which month?
June
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What name was given to the west wind by the Greeks?
Zephyrus
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What does the Saffir-Simpson scale measure?
Intensity Of Hurricanes
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What are mounds of sand that have been windblown called?
Dunes
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Approximately what fraction of the Earth's air is made up of oxygen?
One-Fifth
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In what modern-day country did the dog called the Rhodesian Ridgeback originate?
South Africa
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What is the trapping of the sun's solar energy and radiation called?
Greenhouse Effect
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What is the study of plant life called?
Botany
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What are the seasonal rains that occur in southeast Asia called?
Monsoon
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What is a plant with no internal system of tube like structures called?
Nonvascular Plant
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What scientist purposed the theory of continental drift?
Alfred Wegener
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78% of the earth's atmosphere is composed of which gas?
Nitrogen
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