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Environmental
Thesaurus
erosion
Definition

The general process or the group of processes whereby the materials of Earth's crust are loosened , dissolved, or worn away and simultaneously moved from one place to another, by natural agencies, which include weathering, solution, corrosion, and transportation, but usually exclude mass wasting.

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Concept URL: http://www.eionet.europa.eu/gemet/concept/2963