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Explain any three causes of soil erosion.

Asked by Topperlearning User 23rd April 2015, 1:07 PM
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Causes which are responsible for soil erosion are:

  1. Deforestation: The roots of the trees hold the soil together. Hence indiscriminate felling of trees leads to soil erosion by running water and wind.
  2. Floods and torrential rains: Floods and rains result in soil erosion especially when the land is devoid of any trees or vegetation cover.
  3. Overgrazing of land: Grazing of animals may lead to the removal of grass cover which may result in soil erosion.
Answered by Expert 23rd April 2015, 3:07 PM
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