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Erosion is the process by which soil and rock are removed from the Earth's surface by exogenetic processes such as wind or water flow, and then transported and deposited in other locations. (Wikipedia)

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Soil degradation
Coastal erosion
Riverbank erosion
Water erosion
Wind erosion
Erosion control
Soil movement

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Soil erosion

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