How do floods cause erosion?


How do floods cause erosion?

Erosive Forces:

While the rock cycle constantly produces new rocks, weather and nature constantly break them down. Erosion is the process by which a mountain can be turned into a layer of soil.

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Floods cause erosion because the amount of power that the flow of water brings is often sufficient enough to completely tear away top layers of soil. ...

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Soil & Erosion: Definition, Types, Causes & Prevention


Chapter 25 / Lesson 2

One of the most important things that we can do to ensure the health of our crops and nearby ecosystems is to reduce erosion. This lesson explains the relationship between soil and erosion, as well as ways to stop erosion.

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