River Transportation Flashcards

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Identify the type of transportation labelled A on the diagram below.

River transportation processes

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Suspension

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Identify the type of transportation labelled B on the diagram below.

River transportation processes

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Solution

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The transportation of dissolved chemicals. This varies along the river depending on the presence of soluble rocks.

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What is suspension?
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Lighter sediment is suspended (carried) within the water, most commonly near the mouth of the river.

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What is suspension?
Identify the type of transportation labelled D in the diagram below.

River transportation processes

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Saltation

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