Factors Affecting Weathering

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Factors Affecting Weathering


Rate of weathering varies with climate. Peltier's diagram shows how weathering is related to moisture avaliability and average annual temperature.

Frost shattering increases as the number of freeze-thaw cycles increases. 

Chemical weathering increases with moisture and heat. According to van't Hoff's Law, the rate of chemical weathering increases two to three times…


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