the four erosion proscess's

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quick revision on the four erosion process's

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corrosion (solution) a chemical reaction between certain rock types e.g. lime stone and river water. the acid in water wears the rock away.
corrosion/abrasion particles (the load) carried along the river and rub and rub and wear away at the rock on the beds and banks. (like sandpaper
attrition this is where the small rocks and pebbles crash into each other getting smaller and smaller
hydraulic action This is where the sheer force and pressure of the water gets into the cracks of the banks causing them to expand.
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