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Agents of Erosion

Erosion takes place usually through the following agents: Running Water Glaciers Wind Coastal Waves Chemical Solution (1). Running Water: Running water in the form of rivers and streams is a major source of erosion. Rivers and the streams act as sculptors, carvers, and cutters of the mountains, valleys, and plains through which they pass. The …

Work of Glaciers

WORK OF GLACIER: A thick moving mass of ice under the influence of gravity on earth is called a Glacier. The snowfall becomes a glacier after being dumped and compacted. The frequent snowfall in a region causes glaciations. The underlying layer of snow is compressed by the newly fallen snow. The compressed layer of the …