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English: weathering
Español: Meteorización
Deutsch: Verwitterung
Magyar: Mállás
Italiano: agenti climatici
日本語: 風化
Norsk bokmål: Forvitring
Polski: Wietrzenie

Mechanical weathering[edit]

Chemical weathering[edit]

Pressure release[edit]

English: There are three main types of weathering. Physical, biological and chemical. Physical is the breakdown of rocks by the changes of temperature. Biological is the breakdown of rocks by plants and animals. for example, plants growing in a rock. Chemical weathering is the breakdown of rocks by chemicals like acid rain.