How do floods cause erosion?

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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.

Answer and Explanation:

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

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Soil & Erosion: Definition, Types, Causes & Prevention

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