Erosion, Transportation and Deposition

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What is Hydraulic Action?
The force of water breaking particles away from river channel.
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What is Corrasion?
Eroded rocks scrape and rub against channel, wearing it away.
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What is Attrition?
Eroded rocks smash into each other and break into smaller fragments.
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What is Corrosion?
River water dissolves rock.
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What is Traction?
Large particles are pushed along the river bed.
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What is Saltation?
Pebble - sized particles are bounced along the river bed.
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What is Suspension?
Small particles are carried along by the water.
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What is Solution?
Soluble materials dissolve in the water and are carried along.
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Card 2

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What is Corrasion?

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Eroded rocks scrape and rub against channel, wearing it away.

Card 3

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What is Attrition?

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Card 4

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What is Corrosion?

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Card 5

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What is Traction?

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