cycle of erosion

Definition of cycle of erosion

: the sequence of changes in a landscape from the start of its erosion by running water, waves and currents, or glaciers until it has been reduced to the baselevel of erosion which limits the activity of the agents concerned

called also geomorphic cycle

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“Cycle of erosion.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cycle%20of%20erosion. Accessed 23 Jun. 2021.

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