GCSE Geography Unit 2 Edexcel: River Landscapes

My revision notes for 'River Landscapes', one of two chosen topics for Unit 2 Edexcel Geography.

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  • Created on: 18-06-12 12:22

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Case Studies - River Landscapes
200,000 people were evacuated from their homes in north-east Pennsylvania due to rising waters on the
Susquehanna River in 2006. Largest evacuation effort took place in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. 9 people
were killed due to the floods and the destruction of roads.
More than half of…

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Revision Notes - River Landscapes
River becomes wider and deeper as it is joined by smaller rivers (tributaries).
A confluence is the point at which rivers meet.
The river valley becomes less steep, the gradient decreases and the shape of the valley becomes
more rounded (from a V to a…




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