• Weathering, Soil, Water Resources Key Concepts

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    • Soil is formed from the weathering of rocks and organic activity.
    • Karst topography is developed in areas underlain by carbonate rocks, including limestone and dolomite.
    • A substantial amount of water is stored in permeable soil and rock underground.
    • Earth's fresh water supply is finite.
    • Water is continuously being passed through the hydrologic cycle.
    • Fresh water is necessary for survival and most human activities.