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9: Mass Wasting

  • Page ID
    2290
  • Learning Objectives

    By the end of this chapter you should be able to

    • Assess how insolation drives the major physical weathering processes
    • Relate major weathering processes to different climates
    • Identify evidence of glacial weathering

    Thumbnail: Talus cones produced by mass wasting, north shore of Isfjord, Svalbard, Norway. (Public Domain; Wilson44691).