science.txt

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science.txt
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2011-01-14 16:24:18
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  1. weathering
    the breaking down of rock into smaller pieces by natural processes
  2. erosion
    the picking up and removing of rock pieces and othe rparticles
  3. deposition
    the dropping off of particles in another location
  4. sediment
    loose pieces of mineral, rocks, and water
  5. mass wasting
    erosion carried by earth's gravigy pulling
  6. till
    a jumble of many siezes of sediment deposited by a glacier
  7. maoraine
    the sediment that forms in front of along the sides of a glacier
  8. soil
    mixture of weathered rock, air, water, and humus that can support the growth of rooted plants
  9. humus
    decayed plants and animals in the soil

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