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This term is used when when sediments are weathered they may be transported downward by gravity.
An agent of Mechanical Weathering that deals with the repeated heating and cooling of materials cause rigid substances to crack and separate.
A soil type that is associated with drier grasslands.
Stress that has equal pressure exerted on it from all directions because the weight of the overlying rock.
Masses of rocks sliding down on the bedding slopes of fault faces.
These form when buried remains leave a cavity.
Detachment of soil and broken rock and subsequent down slope movement in a stream or tongue-like form.
Give one of the four compositions of soil.
These are processes at or near Earth’s surface that cause rocks and minerals to break down.
An agent of Mechanical Weathering that deals with the cracking of rock mass by the expansion of water as it freezes in crevices and cracks.
Magma with higher silica content and has higher viscosity has _______ temperature.
It occurs when water or carbon dioxide is added to rocks.
The change in shape, size or volume of material rock.
A process of Chemical Weathering that deals with water, often containing acid from dissolved carbon dioxide, will dissolve minerals from a rock body leaving cavities in the rock.
Rock layers in different places and be correlated or matched up by matching up the rocks and fossils in the layers.
A deformation that is reversible.
When sedimentary rock layers are deposited, younger layers are on top of older deposits.
TRUE OR FALSE: The sequence of the solum is A, B, C, D, E and F.
A mixture of molten rock, materials and gases.
A principle holds that fossil assemblages (groups of fossils) succeed one another through time in a regular and determinable order.
These are processes that break a rock or mineral into smaller pieces without altering its composition.
It deals with the study of any layered (stratified) rock, but primarily with sedimentary rocks.
Give one of the four factors in Chemical Weathering.
Moving sediments or rock sections can break off pieces from a rock surface they strike. The sediments can be moved by wind or water and the large rock sections by gravity.
Also called as earth slides or soil slips, differ from slumping in that the movement does not exhibit backward rotation, instead there is a sliding or rolling motion.
A process of Chemical Weathering that deals with minerals that may combine with oxygen to form new minerals that are not as hard.
As the liquid solidifies, it loses this heat and transfer it to the surrounding crust.
When sediments are weathered they may be transported downward by gravity as a ____________.
Material falls from a vertical or over changing cliff of bluff.
An imaginary surface defined by connecting hinges of nested folds.
When you give the age of a rock or fossil compared to another rock or fossil.
These are large ice fields that slowly flow downhill over time.
Type of magma that has the hottest and fastest flowing magma.
A soil type that is best developed under forest vegetation.
The hot material rises to an area of lower pressure through the process of convection.
A type of trace fossil consisting of fossilized feces which may provide information about the size and diet of the animal that produced it.
Fault wherein top is hanging wall, below is footwall.
Place of maximum curvature on a fold.
This is the process of removing Earth materials from their original sites through weathering and transport.
Downhill movement of earth: the slow movement of soil downhill as a result of water saturation after rainfall or the melting of ice.
If an igneous intrusion or a fault cuts through existing rocks, the intrusion/fault is YOUNGER than the rock it cuts through.
Take place when recently detached rock blocks usually small, move precipitously down a steep cliff or rock face.
Type of magma that has higher silica content than mafic.
Sedimentary rock layers are deposited horizontally. If they are tilted, folded, or broken, it happened later.
Type of magma that has the highest silica content.
Loose sediments transported by gravity are called ______________.
This includes faulting of rigid rocks and folding of rocks that can be bent.
When rock has been eroded, so you have a missing section of time in the rock record.
Flowing mud: a fast moving downhill flow of mud and soil loosened by rainfall or melting snow.
Most widespread off down slope movements and involves the slow movement of soil and weakly consolidated particles downhill.
It is the resistance to flow.

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