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Catastrophic Events

TermDefinition
Erosion the process of eroding or being eroded by wind, water, or other natural agents.
Tornado a mobile, destructive vortex of violently rotating winds having the appearance of a funnel-shaped cloud and advancing beneath a large storm system.
Hurriacane a storm with a violent wind, in particular a tropical cyclone in the Caribbean.
Flood an overflowing of a large amount of water beyond its normal confines, especially over what is normally dry land.
Earthquake a sudden and violent shaking of the ground, sometimes causing great destruction, as a result of movements within the earth's crust or volcanic action
Tsunami a long high sea wave caused by an earthquake, submarine landslide, or other disturbance.
Biological Weathering is the weakening and subsequent disintegration of rock by plants, animals and microbes.
Catastrophic involving or causing sudden great damage or suffering
Chemical Weathing the erosion or disintegration of rocks, building materials, etc., caused by chemical reactions (chiefly with water and substances dissolved in it) rather than by mechanical processes.
Created by: patrick.roman