Rivers Flashcards

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Identify the four main processes of transportation in a river?
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Solution, suspension, saltation and traction.

Find out more about how rivers transport material.

Identify the four main processes of transportation in a river?
Draw a simple diagram to show the formation of an oxbow lake.
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Formation of an oxbow lake

Find out more about meanders and oxbow lakes.

Draw a simple diagram to show the formation of an oxbow lake.
What is a waterfall?
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A waterfall is a step in the long profile of the valley. It is where water falls down the vertical drop in the channel usually from a considerable height.

Find out more about the landforms of erosion in the upper course of a river.

What is a waterfall?
What is the solution?
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Solution (or corrosion) is when acidic water dissolves rocks such as chalk or limestone.

Find out more about river erosion.

What is the solution?
Identify the type of transportation labelled A on the diagram below.

River transportation processes

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Suspension

Find out more about river transportation.

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




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