normal erosion

normal erosion

[′nȯr·məl i′rō·zhən]
(geology)
Erosion effected by prevailing agencies of the natural environment, including running water, rain, wind, waves, and organic weathering. Also known as geologic erosion.
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These interventions succeeded in slowing the normal erosion, and at least partially mitigating the impact of fifteen-year or twenty-year events like floods.
All these rocks are actively dissolved by surface runoff and groundwater instead of normal erosion.