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 +[[Image:Gratitude-Rocks.jpg|'''[[Rock]]''' or stone is a naturally occurring '''[[solid]]''' '''[[aggregate]]''' of minerals and/or mineraloids. The Earth's outer solid layer, the '''[[lithosphere]]''', is made of rock. In general rocks are of three types, namely, '''[[igneous]]''', '''[[sedimentary]]''', and '''[[metamorphic]]'''. The scientific study of rocks is called petrology, and petrology is an essential component of geology.|thumb|250px]]
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'''[[Rock]]''' or stone is a naturally occurring '''[[solid]]''' '''[[aggregate]]''' of minerals and/or mineraloids. The Earth's outer solid layer, the '''[[lithosphere]]''', is made of rock. In general rocks are of three types, namely, '''[[igneous]]''', '''[[sedimentary]]''', and '''[[metamorphic]]'''. The scientific study of rocks is called petrology, and petrology is an essential component of geology. '''[[Rock]]''' or stone is a naturally occurring '''[[solid]]''' '''[[aggregate]]''' of minerals and/or mineraloids. The Earth's outer solid layer, the '''[[lithosphere]]''', is made of rock. In general rocks are of three types, namely, '''[[igneous]]''', '''[[sedimentary]]''', and '''[[metamorphic]]'''. The scientific study of rocks is called petrology, and petrology is an essential component of geology.
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 +== '''Also see''' ==
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 +*'''[[Couloir]]'''
 +*'''[[Mountain Glossary]]'''
 +*'''[[Landform]]'''
 +* '''[[Mountain]]'''
 +*'''[[Glacial erratic]]'''
 +*'''[[Landform Gallery]]'''
 +*'''[[Scree]]'''
 +*'''[[Rock]]'''
 +*'''[[Soil]]'''
 +*'''[[Geomorphology]]
 +*'''[[Physical Features of Mountains]]
 +*'''[[Alpine permafrost]]'''
 +*'''[[Mountain]]'''
 +*'''[[Mountain Glossary]]'''
 +*'''[[Weathering]]'''
 +*'''[[Chemical weathering]]'''
 +*'''[[Mountain Ecosystem]]'''
 +*'''[[Vegetation]]'''
 +*'''[[Thaw depth]]'''
 +*'''[[Frost line]]'''
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 +Return to '''[[Mountain Glossary]], [[Snow and Weather Glossary]]''','''[[Working with Snow]], [[Freestyle Skiing]]'''
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 +[[Category:Freestyle Glossary]]
 +[[Category:Working with Snow and the Weather]]
 +[[Category:Weather]]
 +[[Category:Snow]]
 +[[Category:Freestyle Course Preparation]]
 +[[Category:Mountains]]

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Rock or stone is a naturally occurring solid aggregate of minerals and/or mineraloids. The Earth's outer solid layer, the lithosphere, is made of rock. In general rocks are of three types, namely, igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic. The scientific study of rocks is called petrology, and petrology is an essential component of geology.
Rock or stone is a naturally occurring solid aggregate of minerals and/or mineraloids. The Earth's outer solid layer, the lithosphere, is made of rock. In general rocks are of three types, namely, igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic. The scientific study of rocks is called petrology, and petrology is an essential component of geology.

Rock or stone is a naturally occurring solid aggregate of minerals and/or mineraloids. The Earth's outer solid layer, the lithosphere, is made of rock. In general rocks are of three types, namely, igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic. The scientific study of rocks is called petrology, and petrology is an essential component of geology.

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