Flashcards in COASTS 2.6 Deck (13):
Name the three types of weathering
Mechanical, biological, chemical
Where are pan rock formations most common?
Where are loaf rock formations most common?
Describe the surface of a pan rock formation
Describe the surface of a loaf rock formation
As temperature increases, weathering changes from ______ to ______
Mechanical to chemical
Name one biological weathering process
Name two physical weathering processes
Frost shattering and salt crystallisation
Describe the process of salt crystallisation
Water from waves that crash against the rock evaporates and sodium is left in the joints
The salt crystals grow and exert pressure forcing some the rocks to crack and break.
The breakdown of rock in situ
Rock type at eagle hawk neck, Tasmania
Loaf rocks are less vulnerable to marine processes. True or false