Fewpal
+2 votes
1.3k views
in Biology by (105k points)
edited by

“Soil is formed by water.” If you agree to this statement then give reasons

1 Answer

+1 vote
by (24.0k points)
selected by
 
Best answer

Water helps in formation of soil in following ways 

(i) Water causes ‘wear off’ of rocks over a long period of time. 

(ii) It also causes the rocks to rub against other rocks creating small particles which are taken away downstream and deposited as soil. 

(iii) Water expands on freezing in crevices of rocks and cracks rocks into smaller pieces.

Related questions

Welcome to Sarthaks eConnect: A unique platform where students can interact with teachers/experts/students to get solutions to their queries. Students (upto class 10+2) preparing for All Government Exams, CBSE Board Exam, ICSE Board Exam, State Board Exam, JEE (Mains+Advance) and NEET can ask questions from any subject and get quick answers by subject teachers/ experts/mentors/students.

Categories

...