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Glossary (Science Vocabulary)

External dynamic of the earth


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Geomorphology Geomorfologa
Weathering Meteorizacin
Chemical weathering Meteorizacin
Physical weathering
Mechanical weathering
Meteorizacin fsica
Meteorizacin mecnica
Biological weathering Meteorizacin biolgica
Freeze-thaw weathering Gelifraccin
External geomorphological agent Agente geolgico externo
External geomorphological process Proceso geolgico externo
Erosion Erosin
Transportation Transporte
Deposition Sedimentacin
Wind Viento
tmosphere Atmsfera
Water Agua
!ce ielo
"i#er ro
"ain$all Aguas sal!a"es o de arrollada
%ea Mar
Gro&ndwater Agua subterrnea
D&ne #una
Barchan $ar"n
"eg %eg
Erg Erg
M&shroom shaped roc' %oca setiforme
De$lation #eflacin
(rasion Abrasin
Glacier Glaciar
Glacial #alley
)- shaped #alley
Valle glaciar
Valle en forma de &
Glacial tong&e 'engua glaciar
Moraine Morrena
Glacial cir*&e (irco glaciar
"i#er #alley
+- shaped #alley
Valle de ro
Valle en forma de V
Meander Meandro
Delta #elta
Fairy chimney ()imenea de )adas
G&lly (rca!a
ll&#ial $an Abanico alu!ial
"a#ine $arrancos
Gorge #esfiladero
,arst landscape Paisa"e crstico
Doline
%in'hole
#olina
Ca#e (ue!a
%talactite Estalactita
%talagmite Estalagmita
Car(onation carbonatacin
Wa#e *la
Tide Marea
C&rrent (orriente
Beach Pla+a
Cli$$ Acantilado
rch Arco
%and (ar $arra de arena
%edimentation Sedimentacin
Compaction (ompactacin
Cementation (ementacin
%edimentary roc' %oca sedimentaria
-imestone (aliza
Conglomerate (onglomerado
%andstone Arenisca
gyps&m ,eso
Claystone Arcilla
Coal (arbn
.il Petrleo