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Study the following schematic diagram. It shows the relationship between the speed of material and moisture content. Read the index, and answer the following questions: Fast Slow - Geography

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Study the following schematic diagram. It shows the relationship between the speed of material and moisture content. Read the index, and answer the following questions:

  1. Fast
  2. Slow
  3. Dry
  4. Wet
  1. Creep
  2. Slide
  3. Fall
  4. Flow

Question:

  1. What will happen when the weather conditions are dry?
  2. When will a flow occur?
  3. When will a creep occur?
  4. Now can you enumerate the factors which affect mass wasting?
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Solution

  1. There will not be moisture content hence the speed of the material will below.
  2. The flow will occur when the moisture content as well as the speed of material will be high.
  3. Creep will occur when the speed of the material will be slow.
  4. Factors such as gravity, slope of land, the climate of the region, amount of water, material, and structure of the rock affect mass wasting.
Concept: Types of Weathering
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Balbharati Geography 11th Standard Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 2 Weathering and Mass Wasting
Give it a try. | Q 1 | Page 23
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