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II.

CONCEPT MAPPING ______________________


A PROCESS WHEN ROCKS ARE SOME EXAMPLE OF THIS PROCESS
BROKEN DOWN W/O ANY ARE:
CHANGE IN THE CHEMICAL ____________1. It is vertical expansion of
NATURE OF THE ROCKS. THE the rocks due to the reduction of vertical
ROCKS ARE ESSENTIALLY TORN load by erosion.
APART BY PHYSICAL FORCE. _____________2. The repeated loading by waves
__________________ of air
THE PROCESS WHERE ________________________ trapped at the head of fractures exposed in the
ROCKS WILL BE THE DISINTEGRATION OF wave zone of a sea cliff.
EXPOSED TO THE ROCKS AND BY CHEMICAL ______________3. Expansion by the freezing of
MECHANISMS OR CHEMICAL water in
ATMOSPHERE
REACTION WITH WATER AND pores and fractures in cold regions, or by the
THROUGH OTHER SUBSTANCES
ATMOSPEHERIC DISSOLVED IN IT. SOME EXAMPLE OF THIS PROCESS ARE:
AGENTS ____________1. Hydrogen ions in percolating
water
_______________________ replace mineral cations: no oxidation-reduction
THE WEAKENING AND occurs.
SUBSEQUENT DISINTEGRATION
OF ROCK BY PLANTS, ANIMALS _____________2. Absorption of water molecules
THE PROCESSES
SURFACE THA CONTRIBUTES IN THE REDUCTION OF LAND AREAS AND MODIFICATION OF LANDSHAPE
PROCESSES AND MICROBES. into
the mineral structure. Note: this
normally results in expansion.
______________3. Absorption onto the surface of
negatively charged clay of positively charged
___________________
FLOWING WATER PLAYS A THE 4 WAYS THAT TIS FLOWING WATER
MAJOR ROLE IN EROSION BY WORKS:
CARRYING AWAYS SOILS AND 1.
_____________
OTHER MATERIALS ON THE 2.
THE ACTION OF LAND SURFACE.
REMOVING SOIL, 3.
ROCK, OR DISSOLVED 4.
MATERIAL FROM ONE _____________________
LOCATION ON THE THEY MOVE SEDIMENT GRAINS
EARTH'S CRUST, OVER LONG DISTANCES WHEN
THENTRANSPORT IT THEY CARRIED THROUGH THE
AWAY TO ANOTHER AIR. .
LOCATION THROUGH
ATMOSPEHERIC

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GLACIERS ARE IMPORTANT
MEANS OF EROSION OVER
LONG PERIODS OF TIME.