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weathering

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sediment

Encyclopedic entry. Sediment is solid material that is moved and deposited in a new location. Sediment can consist...


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Swirling Texture

Photograph: A swirling pattern in sandstone.



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erosion

Erosion is the geological process in which earthen materials are worn away and transported by natural forces such a...

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bedrock

Bedrock is the relatively hard, solid rock beneath surface materials such as soil and gravel



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weathering

Weathering describes the breaking down or dissolving of rocks and minerals on the surface of the Earth. Water, ice,...

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cliff

A cliff is a mass of rock that rises very high and is almost vertical, like a wall


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canyon

Encyclopedic entry. A canyon is a deep, narrow valley with steep sides.