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What is deposition?
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Asked 1/7/2013 7:01:23 AM
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Deposition is the geological process in which sediments, soil and rocks are added to a landform or land mass.

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Erosion is a natural process which is usually made by rock and soil being loosened from the erosion earth's surface at one location and moved to another.

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Abrasion is the mechanical scraping of a rock surface by friction between rocks and moving particles during their transport by wind, glacier, waves, gravity, running water or erosion.

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