River Deposition Quiz

What is deposition?

Mudflats along the Humber Estuary. Internet Geography
It is not the wearing away of land by a river.
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Deposition is when the material being transported by a river is dropped.

Material deposited by a river is known as _________________?

A confluence in a river Internet Geography
It is not a spit.
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Material deposited by a river is known as sediment.

The larger the material, the higher the velocity needed to transport it. True or false?

bedload Internet Geography
It's one of the answers 😉
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The larger the material, the higher the velocity needed to transport it.

Deposition occurs whenever a river loses energy and velocity falls. Under which of the following conditions will this not happen?

A meander in the middle course of the river
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Deposition does not typically occur on the outside bend of a meander because the velocity is high.

Where is deposition most likely to occur?

High Force waterfall on the River Tees Internet Geography
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Deposition is most likely to occur in shallow water due to energy levels being lower.

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