June 2015

Factors affecting weathering

By |2022-09-15T12:44:21+02:00June 10th, 2015|Landform Studies, Notes, O Level Geography, Ordinary Level Notes|

Weathered Limestone rocks. Image credit konfuciuszintezet.hu

Weathered Limestone rocks. Image credit konfuciuszintezet.hu ZIMSEC O Level Geography Notes: Factors affecting weathering.
  • The rate and prvailing type of weathering at any given place is affected by:
  1. Climate
  2. Relief
  3. Vegetation
  4. Rock type

Climate

  • Weathering types are distrubuted according to the prevailing climate of given areas especially when considering.
  • Temperature and rainfall […]

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Physical weathering

By |2022-09-15T12:44:22+02:00June 10th, 2015|Landform Studies, Notes, O Level Geography, Ordinary Level Notes|

Exfoliation weathering. Image credit asergeev.com

Exfoliation weathering. Image credit asergeev.com ZIMSEC O Level Geography Notes: Physical Weathering
  • Physical weathering is the disintegration of a rock into smaller particles by mechanical processes and without any changes in the chemical composition of the rock.
  • It is more likely to occur in arid climates such […]

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