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Rock cycle

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Deposition The natural process of adding transported sediments to a landform
Erosion the transport of fragment of rock by water, wind, ice, or gravity
extrusive igneous rock rock formed from the cooling of molten rock on earth's surface
intrusive igneous rock rock formed from the cooling of molten rock below earths surface
lava molten rock that has erupted onto earths surface
lithification the compaction and cementing of sediment into rock
magma molten rock below earths surface
metamorphic rock rock that has been changed by heat and pressure
rock cycle a continuous series of events through which from a rock is transformed from one type to another
sediment rock framents that have been transported to a different location
sedimentary rock rock formed from sediment, organic remains, or chemical
soil the top layer of earths surface that supports plant growth
weathering the breakdown of rock due to rain, wind, ice, sunlight, and plants
Created by: macy.henderson