Breaking down of rock in situ is known as ________

A. Erosion

B. Weathering

C. Mass wasting

D. Degradation

Answer: Option B

Solution(By Examveda Team)

Weathering is the breakdown of rocks in situ (in the place where they are). Rocks are susceptible to weathering. The type of weathering that is most effective is determined by the composition of the rock and the climate. There are three main types of weathering. These are mechanical, chemical and biological weathering.

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