Q. 10 A5.0( 1 Vote )

Give geographical terms for the following:

Chemical alteration of carbonate rocks limestone region.

Answer :

Carbonation

Explanation.


This mainly occurs in carbonate rocks. It is the reaction between the water molecules and the carbon dioxide in the atmosphere resulting in the formation of carbonic acids. The reaction of the carbonic acid with the carbonate rocks decomposes the rocks from within and results in its weathering. It basically occurs in the limestone region in the formation of caves.


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