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erosion
the picking up of rock particles (ex:by running water or glaciers)
transportation
the movement of eroded particles by agents such as rivers, waves, glaciers, wind
mechanical weathering
physical disintegration-a physical change in the rock-little or no chemical change
chemical weathering
decomposition of rock from exposure to water and atmospheric gasses-minerals in the rock can change
spheroidal weathering
rock rounded from weathering-chem weath. acts more rapidly on the corners than in the middle