Select from the frequently asked questions below
- Climate is very important for causing weathering.
- The way a landscape is modified depends on the climate of the region.
- Sedimentary rocks usually weather more easily than igneous rocks.
- Chemical weathering increases as:Temperature increases.
- Chemical reactions are faster at higher temperatures.Precipitation increases.
- Plant roots may enter cracks in rock and break it apart.
- Plant debris may increase the amount of acid in water.
- In tropical climates, chemical weathering can be intense.
- Some minerals dissolve and water carries them away.
- Bauxite is aluminum oxide that collects this way.