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the science that analyzes and describes the origin, evolution, form, classification, and spatial distance of landfoms
decomposition and decay of the constituent minerals in rock through chemical alteration of those minerals
mechanical force that is produced as water expands up to 9% of its volume as it freezes.
-freezing in a cavity can break the rock if exceeds the rock's tensional strength
a sudden rapid downslope movement of a cohesive mass of regolith and/or bedrock in a variety of mass movement forms under the influence of gravity
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