Erosion and Weathering

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Whats the definition of Hydraulic Action?
The force of the waves crashing into the cliffs! Air is compressed into cracks in the rock, forcing the rocks apart!
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Whats the definition of Attrition?
Pebbles are rolled back and forth by the waves. As they rub against each other, the pebbles are worn away and broken down.
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Whats the definition of Abrasion?
Sand and pebbles are thrown against the side of the cliffs by breaking waves, wearing the cliffs away ( sandpaper effect ).
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Whats the definition of Mechanical Weathering?
Big rocks are broken down into smaller rocks as they expand and contrast.
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Whats the definition of Chemical Weathering?
Acid in rain water dissl
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Whats the definition of Attrition?

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Pebbles are rolled back and forth by the waves. As they rub against each other, the pebbles are worn away and broken down.

Card 3

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Whats the definition of Abrasion?

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Card 4

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Whats the definition of Mechanical Weathering?

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Card 5

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Whats the definition of Chemical Weathering?

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