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Erosion, Weathering, and Mass Movement

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Erosion, Weathering, and Mass Movement Erosion is the break-down of rock and transportation of this material away. ...read more.

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chemical weathering like corrosion of limestone, and mechanical weathering like exfoliation in deserts and freeze thaw (frost shattering) ...read more.

Conclusion

(a) Slumping - large amount of rock will collapse along a line of weakness if the ground is saturated. (b) Land-slide - unstable rock collapses (usually in sections) (c) Rotational slip - rock slides along a slip plane. ...read more.

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