Types of Erosion

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What is Hydraulic Action?
the force of the river against the banks can cause air to be trapped in cracks and crevices. The pressure weakens the banks and gradually wears it away.
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What is Abrasion?
rocks carried along by the river wear down the river bed and banks.
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What is Attrition?
rocks being carried by the river smash together and break into smaller, smoother and rounder particles.
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What is Sollution?
soluble particles are dissolved into the river
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What is Erosion?
Erosion involves the wearing away of rock and soil found along the river bed and banks.
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rocks carried along by the river wear down the river bed and banks.

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What is Abrasion?

Card 3

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rocks being carried by the river smash together and break into smaller, smoother and rounder particles.

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Card 4

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soluble particles are dissolved into the river

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Card 5

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Erosion involves the wearing away of rock and soil found along the river bed and banks.

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