Marine processes G1

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  • Marine processes
    • Hydraulic Action
      • power of the waves smash onto a cliff, causing trapped air blasting into holes & cracking the rock, to break apart
    • Abrasion (Corrasion)
      • pebbles grinding a rocky platform causing it to be smoother.
        • fragments of rock being picked up & hurled by the sea at a cliff
      • fragments of rock being picked up & hurled by the sea at a cliff
    • Solution (corrosion)
      • Rocks that are vulnerable to being dissolved by seawater. eg. chalk
    • Attrition
      • Rock fragments carried by the sea knock against one another, causing them to become smaller & rounded

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