Erosion

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  • Created by: emily_w
  • Created on: 30-03-14 15:39
Hydraulic power
Tidal waves wearing away at the coastline through sheer power.
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Attrition
When pebbles slowly get smaller and smoother as they bash together.
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Solution
Chemicals dissolved from the rock being transported by water.
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Abraision
Pebbles grind over a rocky surface and smooth it out.
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Corrasion
When waves fling rocks at cliffs.
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Clay
An example of a fast-eroding rock
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Chalk
An example of a slow-eroding rock
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Headland
A section of hard rock that juts out into the ocean
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Bay
A section of soft rock between two headlands that gets eroded away.
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Card 2

Front

When pebbles slowly get smaller and smoother as they bash together.

Back

Attrition

Card 3

Front

Chemicals dissolved from the rock being transported by water.

Back

Preview of the back of card 3

Card 4

Front

Pebbles grind over a rocky surface and smooth it out.

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

When waves fling rocks at cliffs.

Back

Preview of the back of card 5
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