The rock cycle

The rock cycle

Due to the effect of both exogenic and endogenic forces, rocks constantly change. This is called the rock cycle.

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Geography

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rock, granite, slate, internal forces, external forces, volcano, volcanic, plate tectonics, lava, geography, nature

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external forces, water, ice, wind, erosion, loess, sandstone, clay, metamorphic rocks, marble, continental crust (30-40km), oceanic crust (5-8km), litosphere, granite, igneous rocks, intrusive rocks, sedimentary rocks, transformed rocks

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