What type of weathering is illustrated by the cracks in the simulated granite outcrop below?
WeatheringAQ1 A. Frost wedging. B. Abrasion. C. Pressure release. D. Salt weathering. The rock below is in Whistler, Canada. What type of weathering is illustrated here?WeatheringAQ2 A. Frost wedging. B. Abrasion. C. Pressure release. D. Salt weathering. Which types of mechanical weathering are most likely represented below?WeatheringAQ3 A. A) Salt weathering, B) root wedging, C) pressure release, D) lichen growth B. A) Heat expansion, B) lichen growth, C) salt weathering, D) abrasion C. A) Abrasion, B) root wedging, C) heat expansion, D) salt weathering D. A) Frost wedging, B) root wedging, C) salt weathering, D) heat expansion Based on the weathering patterns you see, what rock type is most likely shown below?WeatheringAQ4 A. Granite. B. Sandstone. C. Limestone. D. Shale. Which climate conditions will cause the fastest chemical weathering of granite, sandstone, and shale? A. Warm and dry. B. Warm and wet. C. Cold and dry. D. Cold and wet.
Weathering involves the breakdown of rock, while erosion involves the movement of rock.