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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 Wind

What is a Wind? The air currents in the motion are called “wind”. The wind is an important agent of erosion, transportation and deposition. Its work is particularly seen in arid regions. Wind Erosion: Although wind erosion is not restricted to arid and semi-arid regions, it does its most effective work in these areas. Wind …