Misconception WEM086:

Moving water can only wear down solid rock over long time periods. Changes are not happening over short time periods (i.e., a day or a year) (AAAS Project 2061, n.d.).

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WE018003

Moving water continuously wears down earth's solid rock layer whenever water is moving over the rock, even if you cannot see it happening.

45%