Corrosion due to the formation of cavities around the metal is

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Corrosion due to the formation of cavities around the metal is called as the ___________

A. Pitting corrosion

B. Soil corrosion

C. Water line corrosion

D. Galvanic corrosion

The question was asked by my school teacher while I was bunking the class.

My doubt is from Types of Corrosion and Passivity in chapter Electro Chemical Cells and Corrosion of Applied Chemistry

Correct option is A. Pitting corrosion

Explanation: Corrosion due to the formation of cavities around the metal is called as the pitting corrosion. Corrosion between the dissimiliar metals is called galvanic corrosion.