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this well's sources rock is located between 2 impermeable layers, pumps water that contains dissolved minerals, and receives its water from a great distance
artesian well
wind, glaciers, water, and gravity
sources of erosion
primary source of beach sand weathering
abrasion
process of iron tuning into rust
oxidation
upper boundary of the zone of saturation
water table
process that causes caves, sinkholes, and caverns to form
carbonation
the primary product of weathering
soil
feature that occurs when the water table drops near a well
cone of saturation
physical breakdown of rock
mechanical weathering
dead decaying organic material
leaching
Zone where all of the pore spaces of a rock are filled with water
Zone of saturation
Sediment that remains in suspension the longest: even in still water
clay
source or storage are for groundwater
aquifer
Renews freshwater on earth
water or hydrologic
how freely water flows through a rock
permeability
3% of earth water
freshwater
zone where all of the pore spaces are filled with air
zone of aeration