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Regions which have intense and sustained erosion are called deflation zones. Most aeolian deflation zones are composed of desert pavement, a sheet-like surface of rock fragments that remains after wind and water have removed the fine particles. Almost half of Earth's desert surfaces are stony deflation zones. The rock ...

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What can happen if a foley catheter is not deflated before its removal? If the water ballon is not deflated before removing the catheter it could cause damage to the urethra and pain. The ballon can be deflated easily by cutting the catheter… which will allow the water to flow out.

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Apr 6, 2011 ... is the wearing away and removal of rock or sediment. Term. mass movement. Definition. when gravity alone causes rock or sediment to move down a slope, the erosion is called _____. Term. creep. Definition. the process in which sediments ... deflation. Definition. wind often leaves behind particles too ...

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Aug 29, 2017 ... erosion: Erosion, physical process in which soil, rock, and other surface material are removed from one location and transported to another. ... This action erodes material by deflation—the removal of small loose particles—and by sandblasting of landforms by wind-transported material. Continued deflation ...

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While plate tectonics forces work to build huge mountains and other landscapes, the forces of weathering and mass wasting gradually wear those rocks and landscapes away, called denudation. Together with erosion ...... As they are removed, the ground surface gets lower and rockier, causing deflation. What is left is desert ...

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In areas where strong winds consistently pick up sand and carry it, rocks and boulders in the wind's path can be impacted by wind abrasion. ... Deflation. Deflation is the removal of loose sediment from the flat land surface by wind. When deflation occurs in barren areas, it can cause most or all of the loose sediment to be ...

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Aeolian erosion develops through two principal processes: deflation (removal of loosened material and its transport as fine grains in atmospheric suspension) and abrasion (mechanical wear of coherent material). In a vegetation-free environment, the relative significance of each of these processes is a function of surface ...

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Nov 1, 2011 ... This process of removal of loose soil of rock particles, along the course of the blowing wind is known as 'deflation' (from the Latin de flare=to blow off). ... These are developed when sand has been blown over pebbles for a longtime, so that they become worn from the repeated abrasion and smooth polished ...

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This consist of extensive areas of bare rocks from which all fine materials have been removed by deflation, while abrasion polishes and smooths the rock surface. The best known rocky deserts are those of the Sahara Desert e.g., the Hamada el Homra, in Libya, which covers an area of almost 20,000 square miles.