Weathering, Erosion, Deposition: Effects on the Texas Ecoregion Environents

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1. Weathering, Erosion, Deposition: Effects on the Texas Ecoregion Environents

2. Edwards Plateau / Llano Uplift Located in Central Texas What’s happening? Exfoliation – mechanical weathering has caused the rock to “peel” in sheets. This was caused by contracting and expanding during heating and cooling in the temperature Mechanical or chemical weathering? What station? The weathering of sedimentary rock has exposed the granite dome underneath Other types of mechanical weathering present – plant roots

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