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Earth Sci

What type of force is erosion? Destructive
What type of force is deposition? Constructive
What is deposition the process? Deposition is the process of moving and dropping sediment.
What are examples of deposition? Deltas and Sand Dunes.
What is erosion the process of? Erosion is the process of moving sediment from one place to another.
What are causes (agents) of erosion? Ice, water, humans, gravity, and wind.
What's physical weathering also known as? Mechanical weathering.
What are examples of physical weathering? Rocks being heated then cooled, when water seeps inside crakes, freeze and wedges the rock apart.
What is chemical weathering? Chemical weathering is when chemical reactions occur and change the minerals that make up a rock.
What are examples of Chemical weathering? Acid rain causing stone to dissolve; When chemicals in water weather limestone causing caves to form.
What is the definition of weathering? A destructive process that happens over a long period of time.
What does biological weathering consist of? Biological weathering consist of change by a living thing or organisms.
What are examples of biological weathering? Animal burrows in and around rocks; Rock steps of paths worn down from walking.
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