differential erosion

differential erosion

[‚dif·ə′ren·chəl i′rō·zhən]
(geology)
Rapid erosion of one area of the earth's surface relative to another.
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The Balanced Rock, that magnificent hoodoo on which my camera is currently trained, is a product of this differential erosion.
The region is dominated by hills and mountains that are produced by differential erosion of Pennsylvanian deposits of limestones, sandstones and shale.
Nonetheless, there is no universal floodplain model; there is much alteration and variation spatially, and differential erosion and burial.

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