<img src="https://d5nxst8fruw4z.cloudfront.net/atrk.gif?account=iA1Pi1a8Dy00ym" style="display:none" height="1" width="1" alt="" />
Skip Navigation

Chapter 10: MS Erosion and Deposition

Difficulty Level: At Grade Created by: CK-12

Credit: Image copyright Vlad Turchenko, 2014
Source: http://www.shutterstock.com
License: CC BY-NC 3.0

This photo shows Horseshoe Bend on the Colorado River as it flows through the Grand Canyon. Notice the trees growing along the river’s edge. They look tiny from the top of the canyon. They show how deep the canyon is.

The Colorado River carved this spectacular canyon down through layer upon layer of rock. How can water cut through rock? How did the horseshoe shape form? In this chapter, you’ll find answers to questions like these. You’ll learn how moving water and other natural forces shape Earth’s surface, sometimes in spectacular ways.

Image copyright Vlad Turchenko, 2014. www.shutterstock.com. Used under license from Shutterstock.com.

Chapter Outline

Chapter Summary

Image Attributions

  1. [1]^ Credit: Image copyright Vlad Turchenko, 2014; Source: http://www.shutterstock.com; License: CC BY-NC 3.0
You can only attach files to chapter which belong to you
If you would like to associate files with this chapter, please make a copy first.
Please wait...
Please wait...
Image Detail
Sizes: Medium | Original

Original text