Exercise 1.3B: Weathering
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1. Which part of the rock formation is made from the hardest material?
2. What observations would lead to this conclusion?
3. What causes the outside of the bend in a river to erode faster than the inner bend?
4. What is chemical weathering?
5. What is the main agent for chemical weathering?
6. What is carbonic acid?
7. What is oxidation and how does it affect rocks?
8. Give 2 examples of biological weathering and explain how they affect the landscape.