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The three major types of erosion are the transporting of soil or rocks by moving water, wind or ice. Water is the primary force behind erosion. The waves of the ocean, movement of a river and falling of rain are all ways... More »

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Types of soil erosion include splash erosion, sheet erosion, rill erosion, gully erosion, stream channel erosion, tunnel erosion and tillage erosion. Soil erosion may be geologic or accelerated. Geologic erosion takes pl... More »

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The three main types of wind erosion are suspension, saltation and creep. Suspension is the blowing of tiny particles into the air where they may be carried for long distances, saltation is the repeated lifting and dropp... More »

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Three main natural forces bring about erosion: wind, water and ice. When water flows and moves heavily, it can cause soil erosion. Strong winds, especially in the desert, erode sand dunes. Glacial erosion has significant... More »

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The agents of erosion are waves, water, wind and ice. The process of weathering dissolves rock or breaks it down into tiny fragments, making it weak and susceptible to erosion. The agents of erosion carry fragmented rock... More »

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The five agents of erosion are wind, water, ice, waves and gravity. Erosion is the process in which particles of the earth are moved by naturally occurring external forces. More »

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The four agents of erosion are water, ice, wind and waves. Each of these agents is able to weather rocks, causing them to break apart after being worn down. Of the four agents of erosion, water is considered to be the mo... More »

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