Flashcards - Weathering and Erosion

Flashcards - Weathering and Erosion
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earthflow
An earthflow is a downslope viscous flow of fine-grained materials that have been saturated with water and moves under the pull of gravity
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Thermal expansion
Thermal expansion is the tendency of matter to change in shape, area, and volume in response to a change in temperature, through heat transfer
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Thermal expansion
Thermal expansion is the tendency of matter to change in shape, area, and volume in response to a change in temperature, through heat transfer
earthflow
An earthflow is a downslope viscous flow of fine-grained materials that have been saturated with water and moves under the pull of gravity
slump
A slump is a form of mass wasting that occurs when a coherent mass of loosely consolidated materials or rock layers moves a short distance down a slope
Crop rotation
Crop rotation is the practice of growing a series of dissimilar or different types of crops in the same area in sequenced seasons
minerals
A mineral is a naturally occurring chemical compound

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