5 years ago in Soil Erosion

What form of erosion occurs when intense rainfall cuts small streams into slopes in areas with little or no vegetation cover?

[A] Sheet Erosion
[B] Gully Erosion
[C] Wind Erosion
[D] Salinisation
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Alina Singh Guptha
Alina Singh Guptha - 2 years ago

Alina Singh Guptha from Indore, India is saying Wind Erosion is correct answer

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shivam kushwaha - 3 years ago

shivam kushwaha from Bengaluru, India is saying Sheet Erosion is correct answer

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Abhishek Gupta - 3 years ago

Abhishek Gupta from Delhi, India is saying Wind Erosion is correct answer

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deepika majumdar - 3 years ago

deepika majumdar from Karur, India is saying Gully Erosion is correct answer

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Nazia Sayed - 3 years ago

Nazia Sayed from Mumbai, India is saying Salinisation is correct answer

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