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Faults And Erosion

A fault is a crack in the bedrock where neither side is held together. As a result, both sides are free to move independently of one another. Faults are typically much larger than joints, and can span in some cases several hundred miles.

Fault

Faults are responsible for significant weathering. This is because of their size. They allow significant amounts of water to enter the bedrock.