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Erosion
The process by which the surface of the earth is worn away by the action of water, wind, glacier, waves and weather.
Weathering
Chemical or mechanical process by which exposed rocks are broken up by the weather.
Deposition
The state of being deposited or precipitated. The geological process by which material is added to a landform.
Change
One form evolves into another form due to the effect of weathering.
Sediment
Mineral or organic matter loosely held together and deposited by water, air or ice.
Sedimentary rock
A layered rock that is formed through deposition.
Silt
Lose sedimentary material with rock particles.
Meander
Turning or winding or S-shaped curve in a river.
Abrasive
Material or substance used for grinding causing friction or irritation.
Glacier
An extended mass of ice formed by snow falling and accumulating over years and moving very slowly.
Gravity
The force of attraction between two objects due to their mass.