Erosion, Transportation and Deposition

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  • Transportation
    • River landscapes (unit 1c)
      • Deposition
        • When the river drops the eroded material it is transporting
    • Traction
      • Large rocks and boulders are pushed along the river bed by the water
    • Saltation
      • Pebble-sized rocks bounce along the river bed by the force of the water
    • Suspension
      • Small particles are carried along by the water
    • Solution
      • Soluble materials dissolve in the water and are carried along


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