river courses

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  • course of a river
    • upper
      • As the river moves through theupper course it cuts downwards. The gradient here is steep and the river channel is narrow.
    • lower
      • he river channel is deep and wide and the land around the river is flat. Energy in the river is at its lowest and deposition occurs
    • middle
      • Meanders are typical landforms found in this stage of the river. A meander is a winding curve or bend in ariver. They are typical of the middle and lowercourse of a river

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