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21 terms
Weathering and Erosion
dunes
mass wasting
shoreline erosion
chemical weathering
formed through erosion, strong winds, and dry soil
downhill movement of loose rocks and soil due to gravity
increases during storms
breaking down of rocks by chemical process
dunes
formed through erosion, strong winds, and dry soil
mass wasting
downhill movement of loose rocks and soil due to gravity
Weathering and Erosion
weathering
erosion
deposition
sediment
The process of breaking down rock into smaller pieces.
The process of breaking down rock and moving it.
The process of putting something down, as when a river deposi…
Earth materials being moved by water or settled at the bottom.
weathering
The process of breaking down rock into smaller pieces.
erosion
The process of breaking down rock and moving it.
Weathering and Erosion
weathering
erosion
mechanical weathering
chemical weathering
physical or chemical process of breaking down Earth (pieces o…
transporting (moving) weathered rock or minerals from one pla…
breaks down Earth WITHOUT altering (changing) the composition…
breaks down earth and alters (changes)the composition (origin…
weathering
physical or chemical process of breaking down Earth (pieces o…
erosion
transporting (moving) weathered rock or minerals from one pla…
Weathering and Erosion
Weathering
Mechanical Weathering
Chemical Weathering
Acid Rain
The breaking down of rocks into smaller pieces by mechanical…
The type of weathering in which rock is physically broken int…
The process that breaks down rock through chemical changes
Volcanic eruptions and pollution combine with water to form s…
Weathering
The breaking down of rocks into smaller pieces by mechanical…
Mechanical Weathering
The type of weathering in which rock is physically broken int…
Erosion and Weathering
Runoff
Glacier
Weathering
Erosion
something that drains or flows off, as rain that flows off fr…
a large sheet of ice or snow that moves slowly over Earth's s…
the physical or chemical breakdown of rocks and minerals into…
the process by which wind, water, ice, gravity, or other natu…
Runoff
something that drains or flows off, as rain that flows off fr…
Glacier
a large sheet of ice or snow that moves slowly over Earth's s…
13 terms
Weathering and Erosion
process
weathering
erosion
deposition
A series of actions or changes.
The process of breaking down rock into smaller pieces.
The process of breaking down rock and moving it.
The process of putting something down, as when a river deposi…
process
A series of actions or changes.
weathering
The process of breaking down rock into smaller pieces.
34 terms
Weathering and Erosion
Weathering
Erosion
Chemical Weathering
Hydrolysis
Breaking up rocks
Movement of pieces of rock in wind or water
Changing the rock into something different than you started o…
When water dissolves some parts of a rock leaving holes behind.
Weathering
Breaking up rocks
Erosion
Movement of pieces of rock in wind or water
16 terms
Weathering and Erosion
Oxidation
Abrasion
Plucking
Mass Movement
"Rusting" is caused when iron is exposed to water and oxygen.
When particles in the air grind down solid objects.
When materials freeze to the bottom side of glaciers and are…
When large amounts of Earth are moved by gravity, like landsl…
Oxidation
"Rusting" is caused when iron is exposed to water and oxygen.
Abrasion
When particles in the air grind down solid objects.
15 terms
Weathering and Erosion
Weathering
Mechanical Weathering
Chemical Weathering
Acid Rain
The breaking down of rocks into smaller pieces by mechanical…
The type of weathering in which rock is physically broken int…
The process that breaks down rock through chemical changes
Volcanic eruptions and pollution combine with water to form s…
Weathering
The breaking down of rocks into smaller pieces by mechanical…
Mechanical Weathering
The type of weathering in which rock is physically broken int…
12 terms
Weathering & Erosion
Weathering
Physical (Mechanical) Weathering
Ice Wedging
Abrasion
Process where rock materials are broken down by physical or c…
Breakdown of rock into smaller pieces by physical means such…
Occurs when water seeps into cracks during warm weather, then…
The grinding and wearing away of rock surfaces
Weathering
Process where rock materials are broken down by physical or c…
Physical (Mechanical) Weathering
Breakdown of rock into smaller pieces by physical means such…
37 terms
Weathering and Erosion
weathering
erosion
chemical weathering
mechanical weathering
the process by which natural forces break down rocks
when weathered particles are picked up and moved from one pla…
breakdown of rock by chemical reactions that change the rock…
breaking up of rock by physical force
weathering
the process by which natural forces break down rocks
erosion
when weathered particles are picked up and moved from one pla…
12 terms
Weathering & Erosion
Weathering
Mechanical Weathering
Chemical Weathering
Glacier
The chemical & physical processes that break down the Earth's…
Type of weathering in which rock is physically broken down in…
The process that breaks down rock through chemical changes.
A large mass of moving ice and snow on land.
Weathering
The chemical & physical processes that break down the Earth's…
Mechanical Weathering
Type of weathering in which rock is physically broken down in…
15 terms
Weathering and Erosion
Two types of weathering
Chemical weathering
Weathering
Erosion
chemical and mechanical
weathering that changes the composition of rocks, often trans…
The chemical and physical processes that break down rock at E…
processes (such as water flow or wind) which remove soil and…
Two types of weathering
chemical and mechanical
Chemical weathering
weathering that changes the composition of rocks, often trans…
12 terms
Weathering & Erosion
Weathering
Physical (Mechanical) Weathering
Ice Wedging
Abrasion
Process where rock materials are broken down by physical or c…
Breakdown of rock into smaller pieces by physical means such…
Occurs when water seeps into cracks during warm weather, then…
The grinding and wearing away of rock surfaces
Weathering
Process where rock materials are broken down by physical or c…
Physical (Mechanical) Weathering
Breakdown of rock into smaller pieces by physical means such…
19 terms
Weathering and Erosion
abrasion
chemical weathering
delta
erosion
the process in which moving particle sediments wear away the…
the breakdown of rock through a change in mineral or chemical…
the end of a stream, old age.
transportation of rock particles by wind, water, glaciers, gr…
abrasion
the process in which moving particle sediments wear away the…
chemical weathering
the breakdown of rock through a change in mineral or chemical…
9 terms
Weathering & Erosion
weathering
erosion
sediment
soil
The breaking down of rocks and other materials on the Earth's…
The process by which wind, water, ice, or gravity transports…
loose materials, such as rock fragments,mineral grains, and t…
the loose, weathered material on Earth's surface in which pla…
weathering
The breaking down of rocks and other materials on the Earth's…
erosion
The process by which wind, water, ice, or gravity transports…
Weathering & Erosion
Weathering
Erosion
3 Ws and 2Gs
Deposition
process of breaking down of rock
process of transporting weathered rock away by the 3 Ws and 2…
wind, waves, water, gravity, glaciers
process of depositing weathered rock
Weathering
process of breaking down of rock
Erosion
process of transporting weathered rock away by the 3 Ws and 2…
Erosion & Weathering
weathering
erosion
mechanical weathering
chemical weathering
the chemical and physical processes that break down rock at E…
the process by which water, ice, wind, or gravity moves weath…
the type of weathering in which rock is physically broken int…
the process breaks down rock through chemical changes
weathering
the chemical and physical processes that break down rock at E…
erosion
the process by which water, ice, wind, or gravity moves weath…
9 terms
Weathering & Erosion
glacier
physical weathering
chemical weathering
landform
a large, slow-moving mass of ice
the breaking of rocks into smaller pieces
a process that changes the minerals in rocks
physical features on Earth's surface
glacier
a large, slow-moving mass of ice
physical weathering
the breaking of rocks into smaller pieces
15 terms
Weathering & Erosion
weathering
erosion
the Earth's surface
mountains, canyons, valleys, shorelines
The breaking down of rocks and other materials on the Earth's…
The movement of weathered rock from one place to another by w…
ALWAYS changing!
landforms affected by erosion
weathering
The breaking down of rocks and other materials on the Earth's…
erosion
The movement of weathered rock from one place to another by w…
21 terms
Weathering & Erosion
weathering
erosion
physical weathering
abrasion
the breakdown of rocks in place through contact with the atmo…
movement of sediments from external forces (wind, water, grav…
occurs when rocks break into smaller pieces without their com…
mechanical scraping or impact of the surface of a rock and mo…
weathering
the breakdown of rocks in place through contact with the atmo…
erosion
movement of sediments from external forces (wind, water, grav…
92 terms
Weathering and Erosion
Weathering
Mechanical
mechanical
mechanical
________ is a natural process that causes rock to change, bre…
________ weathering breaks rocks into smaller pieces without…
When ________ weathering occurs the small pieces of rock that…
Ice wedging is a type of ________ weathering.
Weathering
________ is a natural process that causes rock to change, bre…
Mechanical
________ weathering breaks rocks into smaller pieces without…
Weathering, Erosion
weathering
erosion
physical weathering
abrasion
the breakdown of rocks in place through contact with the atmo…
movement of sediments from external forces (wind, water, grav…
occurs when rocks break into smaller pieces without their com…
mechanical scraping or impact of the surface of a rock and mo…
weathering
the breakdown of rocks in place through contact with the atmo…
erosion
movement of sediments from external forces (wind, water, grav…
32 terms
Weathering & Erosion
weathering
carbonic acid
stalactites
stalagmites
the process of breaking down rocks
when carbon dioxide dissolves into water
hang from the ceiling of a cavern
grow upward from the floor of a cavern
weathering
the process of breaking down rocks
carbonic acid
when carbon dioxide dissolves into water
16 terms
Weathering & Erosion
weathering
erosion
Earth's surface
mountains, canyons, valleys, shorelines
The breaking down of rocks and other materials on the Earth's…
The movement of weathered rock from one place to another by w…
ALWAYS changing!
some of Earth's landforms affected by erosion
weathering
The breaking down of rocks and other materials on the Earth's…
erosion
The movement of weathered rock from one place to another by w…
Weathering & Erosion
weathering
erosion
Earth's surface
mountains, canyons, valleys, shorelines
The breaking down of rocks and other materials on the Earth's…
The movement of weathered rock from one place to another by w…
ALWAYS changing!
landforms affected by erosion
weathering
The breaking down of rocks and other materials on the Earth's…
erosion
The movement of weathered rock from one place to another by w…
7 terms
Weathering/ Erosion
weathering
erosion
sediment
physical weathering
Chemical or physical process that breaks down rocks into smal…
Processes by which rock, sand, and soil are broken down and c…
a solid material that is the result of weathering
Any process that breaks rock down into smaller pieces without…
weathering
Chemical or physical process that breaks down rocks into smal…
erosion
Processes by which rock, sand, and soil are broken down and c…
28 terms
Weathering and Erosion
Abrasion
Acid Rain
Chemical Weathering
Creep
Wearing of rock material by grinding action.
Rainwater that contains unusually high amounts of acids that…
Breakdown or decomposition of rock that takes place when mine…
Slow, unnoticeable, movement of soil down a slope.
Abrasion
Wearing of rock material by grinding action.
Acid Rain
Rainwater that contains unusually high amounts of acids that…
9 terms
Weathering & Erosion
glacier
physical weathering
chemical weathering
landform
a large, slow-moving mass of ice
the breaking of rocks into smaller pieces
a process that changes the minerals in rocks
physical features on Earth's surface
glacier
a large, slow-moving mass of ice
physical weathering
the breaking of rocks into smaller pieces
11 terms
Weathering & Erosion
weathering
erosion
Earth's surface
mountains, canyons, valleys, shorelines
The breaking down of rocks and other materials on the Earth's…
The movement of weathered rock from one place to another by w…
ALWAYS changing!
landforms affected by erosion
weathering
The breaking down of rocks and other materials on the Earth's…
erosion
The movement of weathered rock from one place to another by w…
22 terms
Weathering & Erosion
Mechanical Weathering
Abrasion
Types of Mechanical Weathering
Erosion
The breakdown of rock into smaller pieces by physical means.
The grinding and wearing away of rock surfaces through the me…
Abrasion... Ice wedging... Plant root growth... Animal action... Wind…
The process by which wind, water, ice or gravity transport so…
Mechanical Weathering
The breakdown of rock into smaller pieces by physical means.
Abrasion
The grinding and wearing away of rock surfaces through the me…
92 terms
Weathering and Erosion
Weathering
Mechanical
mechanical
mechanical
________ is a natural process that causes rock to change, bre…
________ weathering breaks rocks into smaller pieces without…
When ________ weathering occurs the small pieces of rock that…
Ice wedging is a type of ________ weathering.
Weathering
________ is a natural process that causes rock to change, bre…
Mechanical
________ weathering breaks rocks into smaller pieces without…
27 terms
Weathering & Erosion
weathering
erosion
mechanical weathering
ice wedging
The chemical and physical processes that break down rock at E…
The process by which water, ice, or wind moves weathered rock…
The type of weathering in which rock is physically broken int…
Process that splits rock when water seeps into cracks, then f…
weathering
The chemical and physical processes that break down rock at E…
erosion
The process by which water, ice, or wind moves weathered rock…
21 terms
Weathering & Erosion
The process of rocks being broken down…
The agent of mechanical weathering in…
Ice wedging causes mechanical weatheri…
___________________ causes the mineral…
weathering
abrasion
Freezing and thawing
chemical weathering
The process of rocks being broken down…
weathering
The agent of mechanical weathering in…
abrasion
13 terms
Weathering and Erosion
process
weathering
erosion
deposition
A series of actions or changes.
The process of breaking down earth materials into smaller pie…
The process of breaking down and MOVING earth materials.
The process of putting down (depositing) earth materials.
process
A series of actions or changes.
weathering
The process of breaking down earth materials into smaller pie…
Weathering and Erosion
Weathering
Erosion
Deposition
Acid rain
The breaking of rocks
The moving of broken rocks (sediment)
Broken rocks (sediment) get dropped in a new place
Example of chemical weathering
Weathering
The breaking of rocks
Erosion
The moving of broken rocks (sediment)
6 terms
Weathering and Erosion
weathering
erosion
deposition
soil
the breaking down of rock
the movement of rock from one place to another
the laying down of sediment carried by wind, water, or ice
the loose, weathered material on the surface of the earth whe…
weathering
the breaking down of rock
erosion
the movement of rock from one place to another
25 terms
Weathering & Erosion
Weathering
Mechanical weathering
Differential weathering
Shale
The processes that change rock at or near Earth's surface.
The physical disintegration of rock, resulting in smaller roc…
The process that allows different rocks weather at different…
Give an example of a rock that is soft and weathers quickly.
Weathering
The processes that change rock at or near Earth's surface.
Mechanical weathering
The physical disintegration of rock, resulting in smaller roc…
Weathering and Erosion
weathering
erosion
mechanical weathering
chemical weathering
physical or chemical process of breaking down Earth (pieces o…
transporting (moving) weathered rock or minerals from one pla…
breaks down Earth WITHOUT altering (changing) the composition…
breaks down earth and alters (changes)the composition (origin…
weathering
physical or chemical process of breaking down Earth (pieces o…
erosion
transporting (moving) weathered rock or minerals from one pla…
Weathering and Erosion
Weathering
Erosion
Glacier
Deposition
The process through which rocks or other materials are broken…
The process through which weathered rock or soil is moved fro…
A large mass of slowly flowing ice
The process by which eroded materials are dropped off in anot…
Weathering
The process through which rocks or other materials are broken…
Erosion
The process through which weathered rock or soil is moved fro…
Weathering and Erosion
process
weathering
erosion
deposition
A series of actions or changes.
The process of breaking down rock into smaller pieces.
The process of breaking down rock and moving it.
The process of putting something down, as when a river deposi…
process
A series of actions or changes.
weathering
The process of breaking down rock into smaller pieces.
Weathering and erosion
Sediments
Weathering
Erosion
Deposition
Small pieces of rock
Breaking down
Moves or carries
Dropping off
Sediments
Small pieces of rock
Weathering
Breaking down
16 terms
Erosion and Weathering
Weathering
Mechanical Weathering
Abrasion
Ice Wedging
Is the process that breaks down rock and other substances at…
Breaks rock into pieces by freezing and thawing, release of p…
Refers to the grinding away of rock by rock particles carried…
Process that splits rock when water seeps into cracks, then f…
Weathering
Is the process that breaks down rock and other substances at…
Mechanical Weathering
Breaks rock into pieces by freezing and thawing, release of p…
23 terms
Weathering and Erosion
weathering
erosion
deposition
chemical weathering
The breaking down of rocks and other materials on the Earth's…
Process by which weathered rock and soil are moved from one p…
Process in which sediment is laid down in new locations.
The process that breaks down rock through chemical changes
weathering
The breaking down of rocks and other materials on the Earth's…
erosion
Process by which weathered rock and soil are moved from one p…
Chapter 2: Weathering & Erosion
weathering
carbonic acid
stalactites
stalagmites
The breaking down of rocks and other materials on the Earth's…
A weak acid formed from water and carbon dioxide.
Icicle shaped features that form on cave ceilings.
formations that develop on the floor of a cavern and reach up…
weathering
The breaking down of rocks and other materials on the Earth's…
carbonic acid
A weak acid formed from water and carbon dioxide.
37 terms
Weathering and Erosion
weathering
erosion
chemical weathering
mechanical weathering
the process by which natural forces break down rocks
when weathered particles are picked up and moved from one pla…
breakdown of rock by chemical reactions that change the rock…
breaking up of rock by physical force
weathering
the process by which natural forces break down rocks
erosion
when weathered particles are picked up and moved from one pla…
11 terms
erosion and weathering
landform
weathering
sediment
abrasion
natural feature of Earth like mountains and valleys
breaking apart or wearing away of rock
material that comes from rock, like dirt and smaller rock
scraping away of material like rock
landform
natural feature of Earth like mountains and valleys
weathering
breaking apart or wearing away of rock
15 terms
Weathering and Erosion
Weathering
Erosion
Land-forms
Sediment
The process of wind, water, or gravity breaking down rocks in…
The process of wind, water or gravity moving, carrying, or ta…
Geological features or pieces of rock that form naturally fro…
Very small pieces of rock, soil, and sand. Usually called dirt.
Weathering
The process of wind, water, or gravity breaking down rocks in…
Erosion
The process of wind, water or gravity moving, carrying, or ta…
Weathering and Erosion
weathering
Ice wedging
Root wedging
Salt wedging
(slow changes) the process of breaking down rock into smaller…
the repeated freezing and thawing of water, causing rocks to…
the pressure of a root system within the crevices of rock whi…
salt crystals that which break apart land.
weathering
(slow changes) the process of breaking down rock into smaller…
Ice wedging
the repeated freezing and thawing of water, causing rocks to…
Weathering and Erosion
weathering
erosion
chemical weathering
mechanical weathering
the process by which natural forces break down rocks
when weathered particles are picked up and moved from one pla…
breakdown of rock by chemical reactions that change the rock…
breaking up of rock by physical force
weathering
the process by which natural forces break down rocks
erosion
when weathered particles are picked up and moved from one pla…
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