Water is the Most Powerful Agent of Erosion.
Both Surface and Groundwater act as Agent of
Groundwater creates underground surfaces like-
Water running on land surfaces creates land surfaces
Ice is also a Powerful Agent of Erosion.
A large mass of Moving Ice is called Glacier.
When they move they carve their own valleys .i.e. U-
Shaped and V-Shaped valley.
Like Rivers, Glacier break and carry away Rock
Like ice and water, Wind too erodes,
transports and deposits rocks
The Action of Wind is more prominent in
Arid and Semi-Arid regions.
The flow of Wind can change the shape
and size of Rocks.
In Coastal areas, Sea is constantly eroding old
landforms and creating new ones.
The Marine Erosion is also a type of Wave Erosion.
The Marine Erosion creates landforms such as- An
Arch, A Sea Cave, etc.
Man is also responsible for erosions.
Today man is the strongest agent of
We see several examples in our daily
life. Cutting mountains and big rock
bodies for road making, building
construction and to make farmland
Mining for precious metals like gold,
silver, copper etc., precious minerals
like diamond, garnet etc and
construction material like marble,
granite etc is also done..