Unformatted text preview: 3. The top layer (with the least drag) moves faster than the lower layer and hence tumbles over it. 4. This causes a circular motion of wind energy that acts on the sea to create waves. Wave Erosion • Wave erosion like river erosion involves 4 processes: 1. Abrasion/Corrasion: The wearing away of the sides and the bed of a river by the impact of the load. 2. Hydraulic Action: Erosion by the force of moving water. 3. Atrrition: The breaking down of the load by particles hitting against each other. 4. Solution/Corrossion: When minerals dissolve in water....
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This note was uploaded on 11/10/2011 for the course GEA GEA2000 taught by Professor Wong,faith during the Fall '09 term at Broward College.
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