- Rocks on the earth's surface are worn down over time.
- Some broken pieces of rock make their way down to the sea.
- They become compressed and cemented and mixed with dead sea creatures.
- They form layers.
- Example Limestone,Sandstone
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Mass Movement - the movement of regolith down a slope due to gravity.
Regolith - loose material such as soil, rocks and mud. (Produced when rocks have been weathered and eroded).
Factors affecting Mass Movement
1. Gradient (slope)
2. Water (rain)
3. Human activity
- building roads, quarrying, construction can all make the land unstable and cause mass movement.
4. Vegetation (plants/trees)
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