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WEATHERING: over time rock `rots' in situ. This can be caused in 4 different ways:

Freeze thaw
Physical weathering
Biological weathering
Chemical weathering

EROSION: this is when rock is worn way by another agent.

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Effects of volcanoes on the landscape:

Extrusive igneous activity: the outpouring of material from the Earths rust produces a variety of
landforms the most significant of which are volcanoes and lava plateau. Their impact on the
landscape depends on a number of factors; magnitude and scale of the event causing…

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have time to grow and the result is a fairly coarse grained rock. The most common example is
granite. Bodies of intrusive rocks are called "batholiths".
The heat transferred from the magma to the country rock causes metamorphic rock to be
produced around the intruding magma.
*Insert batholiths, sills and…


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