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1

What is geomorphology? What does it study specifically?

It is the study of landforms. Specifically, the origin, evolution, form, and spatial distribution of landforms.

2

What are the two types of processes in geomorphology?

1. Endogenic
2. Exogenic

3

How are landscapes formed?

Through interactions between endogenic and exogenic processes

4

What is the "rock cycle"?

Look at book for answer

5

What are the 3 major rock types?

Look at book for answer

6

What are plate tectonics?

An endogenic process