Weathering ad Waves

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  • Created on: 12-09-16 15:54
Weathering
breaking down of rock in situ
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Erosion
is break down and removal of material
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Freeze-thaw
form of mechanical weathering where water gets into cracks in rock ,freezes and expands,breaking rock
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Carbonation
chemical weathering where rocks dissolve
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Longshore drift
waves carry material up the beach at an angle (swash) then back down straight (backwash) .Result in transport along beach.Wave direction due to wind (prevailing wind)
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Constructive
waves that build up the beach with material
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Destructive
waves that carry material away.This needs managment and waves have high frequency 10/14 waves a minute
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Fetch
the distance the wave has travelled
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Card 2

Front

is break down and removal of material

Back

Erosion

Card 3

Front

form of mechanical weathering where water gets into cracks in rock ,freezes and expands,breaking rock

Back

Preview of the back of card 3

Card 4

Front

chemical weathering where rocks dissolve

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

waves carry material up the beach at an angle (swash) then back down straight (backwash) .Result in transport along beach.Wave direction due to wind (prevailing wind)

Back

Preview of the back of card 5
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