Shaping the land

April 2007
Water (9781405318747);2007, p24
Book Chapter
A chapter from the book "Water" is presented. It discusses how water affects the formation of land features across Earth. It notes that water in its different forms can generate enough force to carve out valleys, break down rock particles, and recede coastlines through the processes of weathering and erosion. The chapter also explains different geographical manifestations of water movement such as the creation of weathered rock pillars, ice and frost, biological weathering, and glaciers.


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