Weathering & Erosion

Fall

the mechanical and chemical breakdown of rocks by the action of rain, snow,and cold.

ex-rockfall

Slide

the loose rock created by physical weathering.

ex- landslide

Earth flow

saturated slope moves a limited distance

Slump

flow moving downward and at the same time rotates outward along a curved slide plane that has its own concave side facing upward.

flow

over the water in an area

creep

slowest least perceptible form of mass wasting consist gradual downhill.