How could something so ‘natural’ be so bad? Soil erosion is natural after all. However, when we change the landscape from forest to yards, streets, farm fields, shopping centers and roads, we accelerate soil erosion.
In the USA, soil is eroding at about seventeen times the rate at which it forms.
Erosion Process which ______ weathered material from one place to another 1. moves
2. _________- material moved by erosion sediment
3. - the process of eroded sediments Deposition dropping
Mass movements weathered fragments are moved from higher to lower elevations by gravity 4.
landslides- varying sized quickly down a steep cliff or slope A. rocks and soil fall
Landslides -combination of any of the mass movements