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SLOW MOVEMENTS
Soil creep=individual soil particles pushed to the surface due to wetting, heating or freezing (can cause terracettes), rain-splash erosion=raindrops compact and dislodge particles.
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FLOW MOVEMENTS
surface wash=soil's infiltration is exceeded leads to gullies being formed, sheetwash=flow of water over a soil surface, throughflow=water moving down through the soil.
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FAST MOVEMENTS
Slides, falls and slumps.
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FACTORS AFFECTING SLOPES
Climate= temperate-rounder slopes+arid-jagged or straight slopes, Rock Type=hard rocks-soft slope+soft rocks-jagged slopes, Aspect=the direction a slope faces.
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PHYSICAL WEATHERING
freeze-thaw=
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surface wash=soil's infiltration is exceeded leads to gullies being formed, sheetwash=flow of water over a soil surface, throughflow=water moving down through the soil.

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FLOW MOVEMENTS

Card 3

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Slides, falls and slumps.

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Card 4

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Climate= temperate-rounder slopes+arid-jagged or straight slopes, Rock Type=hard rocks-soft slope+soft rocks-jagged slopes, Aspect=the direction a slope faces.

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Card 5

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freeze-thaw=

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