land forms of erosion

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  • erosional land forms
    • meanders
      • pronounced bend in river
      • erosion on out side of bend
      • deposition on inside of bend
        • causes meander to migrate down stream
          • erosion on out side of bend
    • potholes
      • rounded hole in river bed
      • created by abrasion- pebble trapped in hollow
    • rapids and waterfalls
      • break in river long profile
      • result of hard band of rock
      • or knickpoint caused by rejuvenation


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