Earth Science Rock Cycle
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I swear this glacier was much bigger 100 years ago!
SANDy was carrying the sediment across the river, but by the time she got to the other side, it was all dissolved!
Mom, how can we stand on the dirt when there' nothing below it holding us up?
Well , due to Burial and Compaction, the dirt is compacted together so tight, it becomes a very hard and study material like cement.
These rocks seem to look a little DEFORMED due to all of the WEATHERING that has occured.
Just like sedimentary rocks, metamorphic rocks can be UPLIFTED to the surface.
After melting, magma is formed and as it starts to cool, which then through the process of crystallization causes different minerals to form.
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