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6. Sedimentation

With very few exceptions, materials that have been weathered and/or eroded, are transported elsewhere and eventually settle.┬áSedimentation is the processes to which these materials are subjected to until they are deposited, and transport is the main mechanisms involved. This transportation … Continue reading

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3. Weathering

3.1 General 3.1.1 Initial Stage Weathering is the chemical alteration caused by the atmospheric water in vapor and/or liquid form, due to the reacting agents carried in solution. Thus, this was the first step in the alteration of the original … Continue reading

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