Erosion wind


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Erosion wind

  1. 1. Erosional Forces Wind created by This lesson is a preview of a full complete lesson and contains animation, sounds, video, and pictures that does not show. To preview this lesson as it was originally intended please go to , click on the Lesson PowerPoints tab at the top, and scroll down until you see the name of this lesson in the appropriate category.
  2. 2. Wind <ul><li>Wind can pick up loose materials and transport them to other places. </li></ul><ul><li>Air usually cannot pick up heavy sediments like water, but wind CAN carry and deposit the sediments over large areas and loooong distances. </li></ul><ul><li>Wind erodes the land by deflation and abrasion. </li></ul><ul><li>Deflation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Wind removing sediment by blowing it away to another place. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Abrasion </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The erosion that occurs when wind blows the sediment and causes it to scrape and wear away the surface of objects. </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Deflation
  4. 4. Wind Erosion