Biosphere: Erosion Erosion is the process that breaks things down. As far as we're concerned, erosion is the breakdown of the continents and the land around you. The overall effect of breaking down and weathering the land is called denudation. Denudation is the process of erosion. Erosion is an easy idea to understand. Things don't just disappear. Mass wasting can happen two ways: 1) mechanical, similar to breaking a rock with a hammer; and 2) chemical, similar to pouring acid on a rock to dissolve it. A surefire way to tell what is happening is to check the color of the rock. Erosion happens at the tops of mountains and under the soil. Or search the sites for a specific topic. Coastal Erosion - Drew Point, AK (USGS Video)
Plate Tectonics - Earth Like a Puzzle - Children learn about plate tectonics, earthquakes, and volcanoes at this site in Scripps Institution of Oceanography by Nan Criqui Most people know that Earth is moving around the Sun and that it is constantly spinning. But did you know that the continents and oceans are moving across the surface of the planet? Volcanoes and earthquakes as well as mountain ranges and islands all are results of this movement. Less than 100 years ago, many scientists thought the continents always had been the same shape and in the same place. A few scientists noted that the eastern coastline of South America and the western coastline of Africa looked as if they could fit together. Putting the Puzzle Together...
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The 100 Most Beautiful and Breathtaking Places in the World in Pictures (part 1) From majestic waterfalls, and lost cities, to mysterious landmarks and natural wonders, here is a collection of pictures which is worth to be looked on. Feel free to share your favorites destinations! It would be so amazing if you could visit all of these places. Stay in a resale RCI Timeshare to visit one of these amazing places on a budget. Aogashima Volcano, Japan Petra, Jordan Hiller lake(pink lake), Western Australia Scientists have proven the strange pink color is due to the presence of algae which is usually the cause of strange coloration. Chittorgarh Fort, India Cinque Terre, Rio Maggiore, Italy Fairy Pools, Isle of Skye, Scotland Mamanuca Islands, Fiji Palau Giant’s Causeway, Ireland Glass Beach, California, USA Glow worm cave, New Zealand Big Island, Hawaii, USA ©2016 Peter Lik – Pele’s Whisper Pamukkale, Turkey Hot springs spilling over rock terraces. Santorini, Greece Neuschwanstein Castle, Germany Ha Long Bay, Vietnam Fingal’s Cave, Scotland St. Venice, Italy Zion National Park, Utah, USA
Amazing Places To Experience Around The Globe (Part 1) Preachers Rock, Preikestolen, Norway Blue Caves - Zakynthos Island, Greece Skaftafeli - Iceland Plitvice Lakes – Croatia Crystalline Turquoise Lake, Jiuzhaigou National Park, China Four Seasons Hotel - Bora Bora Ice skating on Paterswoldse Meer, a lake just South of the city of Groningen in the Netherlands. Marble Caves, Chile Chico, Chile The Gardens at Marqueyssac Ice Canyon - Greenland Capilano Suspension Bridge, Vancouver, British Columbia Valley of the Ten Peaks, Moraine Lake, Alberta, Canada Multnomah Falls, Oregon Seljalandsfoss Waterfall on the South Coast of Iceland Petra - Jordan (at night) Verdon, Provence, France Wineglass Bay, Freycinet National Park, Tasmania, Australia Norway Alesund Birdseye of City Benteng Chittorgarh, India Riomaggiore, Italy Keukenhof Gardens - Netherlands. Sky Lantern Festival - Taiwan. Mount Roraima - Venezuela. Seychelles East Iceland. Lucca, Tuscany, Italy. New York City. See also