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Misconception WEM028:

Erosion can wear away solid rock a little bit but could never have a big effect on the surface of the earth such as leveling mountains or carving valleys (AAAS Project 2061, n.d.).

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It takes many millions of years to wear away a mountain until it is almost flat.



Wind and water can wear away the solid rock of a mountain over many millions of years.