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Sedimentary rock6 - valleys ? Loose sediment is compacted...

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Sedimentary rocks ? Rocks are broken down (weathered) by interactions with the hydrosphere, atmosphere and biosphere ? Weathered materials form sediment that is deposited at coastlines, lake shores and river
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Unformatted text preview: valleys ? Loose sediment is compacted and cemented (lithified) to form new, consolidated rock ? Make up only 5% of Earth’s rocks but about 75% of all rock outcrops on the continents...
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This document was uploaded on 11/01/2011 for the course ESC 2070 at FAU.

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