How do floods cause erosion?

Question:

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: 1

Become a Study.com member to unlock this answer! Create your account

View this answer

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. ...

See full answer below.


Learn more about this topic:

Loading...
Soil & Erosion: Definition, Types, Causes & Prevention

from

Chapter 25 / Lesson 2
43K

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.


Related to this Question

Explore our homework questions and answers library