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find out the methods of transportation

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Methods of Transportation

Suspension:

  • fine, light material carried along by the river.

Solution:

  • Minerals are dissolved in the water. this is a chemical change. 

Traction:

  • Large boulders and rocks are rolled along the river bed. 

Saltation:

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Wave Types

Destructive...

  • where the backwash is larger than the swash, more material is being eroded from the beach profile than is being accumulated.

Constructive...

  • when the wash is bigger than the backwash, material gets pushed up and accumulated on the beaches rather than removed. 
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