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Chemical weathering is slowest in cold, arid regions.

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Why does chemical weathering proceed slowly in a hot desert?

Chemical weathering requires water to speed it up. Since there is little water in the desert, it is a slow process compared to weathering in more humid areas.


Which areas are affected by chemical weathering?

coastal areas


What type of change would slow the chemical weathering of the soil?

Ice wedging would help slow chemical weathering and make the soil more fertile.


Why does chemical weathering happens?

All weathering is slow because rocks are pretty solid.


What slows down chemical weathering-?

A lack of moisture is something that can slow the process of chemical weathering. Low temperatures can slow it as well.


Why is the chemical weathering slow in the desert if heat speeds up chemical reactions?

Chemical weathering lacks an essential component in the desert - water.


Why does chemical weathering happen slowly?

All weathering is slow because rocks are pretty solid.


Do areas with little rain have more chemical weathering?

No.


Why chemical weathering would not be rapid in antarctica?

Because it's cold and dry and chemical weathering usually happens in warm and wet areas like the tropical areas


Chemical weathering is highest in areas that are?

very warm and wet


Why do deserts experience less chemical weathering than other areas?

Chemical weathering needs moisture and deserts generally lack this ingredient.


How does weathering vary according to climate?

Climates that are warm and moist will produce more chemical weathering than do cool dry areas. Rocks in cold dry and hot dry areas/weather generally experience more mechanical weathering than chemical weathering.

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