dry continental morphoclimatic zone

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A morphoclimatic region that produces moderate to low rates of weathering. Mechanical weathering, especially due to frost, occurs in winter and fluvial processes are active during the wet season. Wind action is moderate locally. Moderate mass-wasting occurs intermittently.

Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography.

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