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Weathering. Physical Weathering - Geometry Granular Disintegration - Spalling.

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1 Weathering

2 Physical Weathering - Geometry Granular Disintegration - Spalling

3 Physical Weathering – Geometry (cont.) Joint Block Separation

4 Physical Weathering – Geometry (cont.) Unloading produces joints parallel to earth’s surface I-84, Carmel, NY

5 Physical Weathering – Geometry (cont.) Unloading produces joints parallel to Earth’s surface I-84, Brewster, NY

6 Physical Weathering – Geometry (cont.) Exfoliation / Sheeting

7 Physical Weathering Geometry (cont) Jointing and subsequent spalling result in spheroidal weathering

8 Physical Weathering – Geometry (cont.) Jointing and subsequent spalling result in spheroidal weathering

9 Physical Weathering – Geometry (cont.) Shattering

10 Physical Weathering Frost Action

11 Physical Weathering Frost Action

12 Chemical Weathering Cleopatra’s Needle Marble Tombstone

13 Chemical Weathering (cont.)

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17 Insoluble Fe Staining on Rt. 35 in Katonah

18 Chemical Weathering (cont.) Bauxite plant in Orissa, India

19 Chemical Weathering (cont.) Genuine Hawaiian “Dirt Shirt”

20 Surface Area and Weathering

21 Jointing and Weathering

22 Differential Weathering

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30 Climate and Weathering

31 Products of Weathering - Soil

32 Soil “Horizons”

33 Transported Soils

34 Fin


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