The River Tees

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  • The River Tees
    • Location
      • The river is in the NE of England and its source is in the Pennine Hills.
      • It flows roughly east to reach the N sea at Middlesborough
    • Landforms of Erosion
      • The river flows west to east over relatively flat low-lying land
      • Along this stretch of the river are examples of meanders and ox-bow lakes
    • Landforms of Deposition
      • The waterfall drops 20m and continues through a gorge
      • A resistant  igneous rock cuts across the valley. Its resistance led to a waterfall
      • Underlying rock (limestone) is undercut
      • High force, on the River Tees is in the upper course
      • Waterfall retreats upstream to form a gorge

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