What is an example of frost wedging?

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An example of frost wedging can be seen on the ridges of the Ypsilon mountains. Frost wedging is an example of mechanical weathering. The Alpine mountains also show many examples of frost wedging.
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Frost wedging, also known as weathering, is the process of decomposition of the Earth, including its rocks, by the expansion of freezing water.
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It helps to breakdown rocks without affecting their chemical composition or altering their minerological properties.
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No, ice wedging is an example of chemical weathering. Chemical weathering would be if the mineral changes due to chemical reactions. Ice wedging is where water ...
Frost wedging is a type of mechanical weathering caused by frost and ice. Water expands when it freezes, and repeated cycles of freezing and thawing slowly weaken ...
The frost line in North Carolina varies by county. For example in Alamance the frost line depth is four inches and in Cumberland it is two inches. Also in Johnston ...
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