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The rock cycle

Describe the rock cycle.

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The rock cycle describes how the rocks on earth are recycled through different processes. Metamorphic rocks are created when any type of rock is subjected to high temperatures or pressure. As the tectonic plates of the earth collide and mountains are built, the rocks along the edges of the plates are subjected to enormous pressures, and the ...

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How the rock cycle results in the creation of metamorphic, sedimentary, and igneous rocks.