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What is attrition?
when rocks and stones scrape the banks and wear it away.
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What is abrasion?
when rocks and stones knock together and wear eachother away.
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What is Hydraulic Action?
When fast flowing water is forced into cracks in the bank and breaks it up.
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What is a brown field site?
a site of old unused buildings that could be newly built on.
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why do building companies not like building on brownfield sites?
becuase it takes longer becuase they have to clean it up and take down the buildings.
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what is the cut away part under the hard rock called?
undercut
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what does the retreating of a water fall make?
a gorge
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what is bad about using a green field site?
it isn't good for the country side
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What is abrasion?

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when rocks and stones knock together and wear eachother away.

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What is Hydraulic Action?

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What is a brown field site?

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why do building companies not like building on brownfield sites?

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