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RIVERS ­ SUMMARY




HARD ENGINEERING SOFT ENGINEERING
1. Embankments ­ high banks built on 1. Washlands ­ areas on floodplain that
riverbanks are allowed to flood
They stop water from spreading across They stop water from spreading across Not expensive. These areas cannot be used for other
the floodplain. the…

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Case study ­ River/Flood management on River Stour, Blandford Forum, Dorset, UK.

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1.INTERLOCKING SPURS 2. LEVEES 3. FLOODPLAINS




4. WATERFALL 5. MEANDER 6. OXBOW LAKE




LANDFORM FORMATION (Remember your answer must have 2 parts: 1) SEQUENCE ­ stepbystep formation of the landform. 2) PROCESS H (force of water
hitting banks and bed), A (Force of stones/pebbles/load hitting/eroding away banks/bed), C…

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