Correct the decay of granitic rocks generates

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Correct! The decay of granitic rocks generates weathering landscapes that many find beautiful. However, a lot of the processes happen underneath the surface. These processes "set the table" for the landscape to come. This road cut seen in Google Street ViewsLinks to an external site. near Bliss State Park in California shows a great example of how solid granitic rock can become little more notch karren
than ___________ when the mineral grains decay to the point that they physically separate. Select the match with the best answer that fills in the blank. Correct! In this Google ViewLinks to an external site. of the landscape of the northern McDowell Mountains at Tom's Thumb in Arizona, you see rounded boulders of all different sizes scattered about the landscape. These boulders are called core stones. When the granitic _____________ erodes due to overland flow washing this material away, the core stones are piled up into form called ________.Select the match that best fills in these blanks. Correct! Valley of Fire state park in Nevada is wonderland of sandstone rock decay forms. This Google Earth view Links to an external site. shows some dark black surfaces that have been obviously made stronger than the surrounding decayed sandstone. You can zoom in. You can also spin the view around and see other examples of this ______________ effect. Select the match that best fills in the blank. This Google Earth Links to an external site. view at Valley of Fire shows another example of this phenomenon. Correct! Valley of Fire state park in Nevada is wonderland of sandstone rock decay forms. This Google Earth viewLinks to an external site. shows great examples of holes in rocks. There are small holes called ___________ and larger holes called ____________. This Google Earth viewLinks to an external site. also from Valley of fire show many more. Spin the view around and look at many such examples of these forms. Select the best match that fill in these blanks.

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