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1

What is a ribbon lake?

Long thin lake in the bottom of a glacial trough.

2

How is a ribbon lake formed?

By lots of plucking or deposition of moraine

3

Name examples of ribbon lakes in the Lake District?

Windermere.
Buttermere.
Coniston Water.

4

Process to how a ribbon lake is formed?

Glacier finds it difficult to erode the hard rock.
Glacier easily erodes soft rock, forming a rock basin.
Moraine may be deposited by the glacier that will dam the lake.
The ribbon lake is dammed by a rock bar.