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Limestone regions

river and erosion

Pillars Stalactites and stalagmites continue to grow until theu join to form columns or pillars
Hydrolisis Is a form of chemical weathering where water reacts with chemicals in the rock and breaks them down
Carbonation Is one of the most common forms of chemical weathering.Rainwater absorbs carbon dioxide as it falls through the atmosphere.
Solution The river can dissolve ceretain rocks over which it flows, e.g Limestone or Chalk.
Vertical Erosion The river cuts down vertically by eroding its bed
Lateral Erosion The river widens its channel by erodinbg its banks
Siltation When the river has to much load to carry and it has to drop it on its bed
Abrasion Where the river uses its load to chip away at its bed and banks
Deposition When a river loses energy, volume or becomes overloaded it has to drop its load
A stalagtite An ickle-like mineral formation that hangs from the ceiling of a cave
Created by: joy12345