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Term Definition
Constructive processes are processes that create land forms.
Destructive processes are processes that destory land forms.
Weathering is the processes that break down rocks at or near the surface of the earth.
Erosion is the movement of sediments and soil by wind, water,ice, and gravity.
Watershed is all of the land that water flows over or through before reaching a lake or river.
Deposition is the dropping ,or depositing, of sediments by water,wind, or ice.
Llandslides are mass movements of land due to gravity.
Volcanoes are mountains with openings in earth crust through which magma,gases, and ash reach earth's surface. when they erupt they change they the surface of earth.
Earthquakes are vibrations on earths surface caused by sudden movement in earth, often along a fault.
Floods occur when a large amount of water covers land that is usually dry.
Natural Resources are the materials that people can take or use from the earth.
Pollution is anything that harms the natural environment.
Conservation is the wise use of resources.

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