Misconception WEM018:

Wind cannot break rock (AAAS Project 2061, n.d.).

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WE051001

A very strong wind can both break and move rocks the size of boulders.

55%

WE052001

A very strong wind can both break and move a rock the size of a baseball.

47%

WE014004

Wind, water, and the growth of plant roots can wear away the solid rock of a valley.

22%