Geological Process

Of action and geology.   May also be referred to as geologic process.

(geology) a natural process whereby geological features are modified.

This concept's ID is @1~67601


  • wearing 7 facts

    (geology) the mechanical process of wearing or grinding something down (as by particles...

  • glaciation 3 facts

    The process of covering the earth with glaciers or masses of ice.

  • metamorphism 3 facts

    Change in the structure of rock by natural agencies such as pressure or heat or introduction...

  • stratification 1 facts

    Forming or depositing in layers.

  • diastrophism 0 facts

    The process of deformation that produces continents and ocean basins in the earth's...

  • subduction 0 facts

    A geological process in which one edge of a crustal plate is forced sideways and downward...

  • alluvion 0 facts

    Gradual formation of new land, by recession of the sea or deposit of sediment.

  • orogeny 0 facts

    The process of mountain formation (especially by the upward displacement of the earth's...

  • desertification 0 facts

    The gradual transformation of habitable land into desert; is usually caused by climate...

  • intrusion 0 facts

    The forcing of molten rock into fissures or between strata of an earlier rock formati...

  • fold 0 facts

    A geological process that causes a bend in a stratum of rock.