Types of erosion

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Hydraulic action
Hammering of the waves breaks up the rock
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Abrasion
Pebbles and sand get flung against the rock, scraping and scouring it away
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Attrition
Rock fragments and pebbles are flung against each other, wearing each other away
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Solution
The water dissolves some material
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Card 2

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Pebbles and sand get flung against the rock, scraping and scouring it away

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Abrasion

Card 3

Front

Rock fragments and pebbles are flung against each other, wearing each other away

Back

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Card 4

Front

The water dissolves some material

Back

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Card 5

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