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Weathering and Erosion

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weathering
the breaking down of rock
erosion
the movement of rock from one place to another
deposition
the laying down of sediment carried by wind, water, or ice
soil
the loose, weathered material on the surface of the earth where plants can grow
chemical weathering
the process that breaks down rocks through chemical changes.
physical weathering
the type of weathering in which rock is physically broken into smaller pieces

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