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Desert Rock Formations
Rock formation These formations are usually the result of weathering and erosion sculpting the existing rock.
Erosion Erosion is the process of weathering and transport of solids in the natural environment or their source and deposits them elsewhere.
Weathering Weathering is the breaking down of Earth's rocks, soils and minerals through direct contact with the planet's atmosphere. Two important classifications of weathering processes exist — physical and chemical weathering.
Rock formations Rock formations includes isolated, scenic, or spectacular surface rock outcrops.
Rock formations The term 'rock formation' can also refer to specific sedimentary strata or other rock unit in stratigraphic and petrologic studies. A rock structure can be created in any rock type or combination