What type of weathering breaks smaller pieces of rock from larger pieces
What type of weathering slowly dissolves rock
What is the process in which wind, water, gravity transport soil?
When farmers change crops to protect nutrient depletion.
When farmers grow a crop between seasons to prevent erosion.
Creating a series of steps so that farming can occur on a steep hill
Leaving the previous season's stalks behind to prevent erosion.
Refers to the pore space in soil taken up by water or oxygen
Water dissolves and carries nutrients in topsoil to lower layers
The top layer of soil
The most fertile section of topsoil
The layer of rock beneath soil layers
When water in the air causes chemical change
Repeated freezing and thawing in cracks of rock
Type of weathering in which harder rock weathers less than softer rock
When limestone is dissolved underground, you get a...
When pollution and rain weather together.
Grinding away of rock
Agent of mechanical weathering
Agent of chemical weathering
Living agent of mechanical weathering
Rock that is the source of the fragments
Protecting soil from nutrient loss or erosion
When water slows and drops sediment
Deposition that occurs as a body of water slows to flow into another
Sediment deposits here when a river overflows its banks (pg.318)
a fan-shaped deposion on land
As a mountain ages, its peaks become (rounder/sharper)
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