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chapter page 1 Geology the Science of the Earth
Rock Weathering and Its Past in Erosion
MassWasting at the Earths Surface
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abrasion accumulation anticlines aphanitic basalt basins batholiths become bedrock beds belts blocks calcium carbonate carbonate cause channel chemical chiefly cleavage cliff climate coast commonly composition contain crystals cycle debris deformation deposits depth developed dikes downcutting dunes Earth Earth's crust Earth's surface earthquake eroded erosion eruptions fault feet feldspar flood floor fluvial folds formation fracture fragments fumaroles geologic glaciation glaciers gneisses gradient grains granite horizontal ice sheets igneous rocks intrusive laccoliths lake land forms lava flows layers limestone magma mantle marine mass mass-wasting material metamorphic rocks miles minerals mountain occur origin peneplane phyllite planes plateau pyroxene quartz ranges region resistant rocks result rhyolite ridges River sand sandstone scarp schists sealevel sedimentary rocks sediments shale shallow shoreline silicic slopes slowly soil stage strata streams structure temperature thick tributaries U. S. Geol unconformity uplift valley glaciers vertical volcanoes water table waves weathering wind zone