Unit 11

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Erosion
Removal,transport,and deposit of weathered rock
Water cycle
Water moves continuously from one place to another earth
Permeability
Ability of water to pass through rock
Water table
The boundary between the zone of saturation and the zone of aeration
Zone of saturation
Layer of soil or rock with water between the particles
Zone of aeration
Layer of soil or rock with air between particles
Solution
Minerals dissolved in water
Suspension
Clay,slit,and fine sand that is carried along in the flow of water
Bed load
Sand, pebbles, and boulders that roll along the stream bottom
Watershed
Large area of land where rain falls; where a river begins
Meanders
Curves in a river
Glacier
Slow moving river of ice
Dune
Hill of sand
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