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Weathering is the disintegration, breaking down and decomposition of components in the earth's crust through the action of natural or other agents. Weathering can occur due to exposure to the earth's atmosphere. Weathering is controlled and determined by various factors like temperature, rainfall, vegetation and movements of other components in the earth's crust. Glacier, wind, rivers, ocean waves and groundwater are the major agents of weathering. Weathering can be physical, chemical or biological.


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