Rivers mind map

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  • Created by: Ljones
  • Created on: 01-10-16 11:52
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  • Rivers
    • Drainage Basin
      • Keywords
        • Source
        • Mouth
        • Watershed
        • River Channel
        • Drainage Basin
        • Confluence
        • Tributary
      • A drainage basin is described as the area of land that is drained by a river and it's tributaries.
    • Inputs are when the water is introduced or put into the system
    • Stores occur when water is kept within the system
    • Transfers are processes within the system where the water is moved from one place to another
    • Outputs occur in the river system when the water is carried back to the sea
    • Forms of erosion
      • Hydraulic Action
      • Abrasion
      • Attrition
      • Solution
    • Transportation
      • Traction
      • Saltration
      • Suspention
      • Solution
    • Long Profile of a River
      • Upper Course
        • Velocity: Fastest
        • Gradient: Steepest
        • Width: Narrowest
        • Depth: Shallow
        • Shape: Angular
      • Middle
        • Velocity: Faster
        • Gradient:
        • Untitled
        • Width: wide
        • Depth: deep
        • Shape: smooth
      • Lower Course
        • Velocity: slow
        • Gradient: steepest
        • Width: wider
        • Depth: deepest
        • Shape: smoothest

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