HKDSE Geography/E1/External Processes and the Landscape

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Weathering[edit | edit source]

Erosion[edit | edit source]

Fluvial[edit | edit source]

waterfall, rapids at Lam Tsuen River

Wave[edit | edit source]

Rain[edit | edit source]

Mass movement[edit | edit source]

In badlands, the weathered granitic rocks are very loosely packed. Thus the shear strength contributed by the cohesivenesss of soil particles is very weak. The area also lacks vegetation, so no plant roots hold the soil particles together. The slope is therefore more prone to failure.

Deposition[edit | edit source]

Fluvial[edit | edit source]

Wave[edit | edit source]

Colluvial[edit | edit source]