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Roshan Ugale
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Mass Movement
Mass Movement Slope Mass wasting does not rely on a carrier material like water, ice or wind. It is due to the force of gravity on an object at rest. An object at rest stays at rest unless acted upon by a force. Once it is acted upon it will stay in motion ...

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Igneous Rocks
Igneous Rocks Igneous rocks   are one of the three major rock types and are basically rocks that solidified from magma.  Magma  is the term for liquid or melted rock and is usually quite hot. After all, the term  igneous  comes from the Latin word for "of f...

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Metamorphic Rocks
Metamorphic Rocks Greek: " meta " = change , " morph " = form Metamorphic rocks  by definition are formed by a change in another rock. Metamorphism can only occur inside the earth and not at the earth's crust. The changes are  caused by heat, and pressure  ...

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Sedimentary Rocks
Sedimentary Rocks Gravity Rules! The most important thing to know about sedimentation is that "it's a down hill process."  Sedimentation" is the deposition of materials in an orderly fashion . Stratification  is the arrangement of sediment in  distinct laye...

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Weathering
Weathering The chemical or physical alteration of rock by water, air, or organic matter. Weathering is the process by which rock is converted to  regolith . ( The irregular blanket of lose material cover the earth. ) Physical weathering is the breaking down...

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Volcanoes and Magma
Volcanoes And Magma Magma is molten rock  and the other materials contained within: gases, liquids, solids. Magma reaching the earth's surface is expelled through a volcano. It is a vent from lower regions of the earth. Lava is a river of molten magma. Magm...

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