Processes of Dissolution of Karstifiable Rocks, Corrosion

  • Alfred Bögli

Abstract

Corrosion, used in the geomorphological sense, is the dissolution of rocks. The term chemical erosion, which used to be applied to this phenomenon, is too narrow and causes confusion because it inadequately expresses the basic processes. Today it is rarely used any more.

Keywords

Clay Hydrate Convection Sandstone Sewage 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • Alfred Bögli
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  1. 1.Geographisches Institut der UniversitätZürichSwitzerland

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