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There is a shift of materials in mass movements as well as in transportation from one place to the other. So, why can’t both not be treated as one and the same? - Geography

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There is a shift of materials in mass movements as well as in transportation from one place to the other. So, why can’t both not be treated as one and the same?

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Solution

Mass movement is caused by abrupt movement and freefall of loosened rock particles because of gravity and friction falling towards the surface, whereas transportation is carrying of rock materials with the help of agents of erosion such as water, wind, air, ice, etc. Thus, they are not the same.

Concept: Mass Wasting
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Balbharati Geography 11th Standard Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 2 Weathering and Mass Wasting
Think about it. | Q 4 | Page 25
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