Geography- river erosion and deposition land-forms

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  • Created on: 14-11-19 20:38

River erosion  

Meanders- are bends in teh river found mainly in the lower land areas, they constantly change shape and position

The thalweg is the line of the fastest current, it swings from side yo side causing erosion on the outside bend and deposition on the inside bend,this causes the meanders to migrate across the valley floor

Oxbow lakes- as meanders migrate across the vallley floor they erode towards each other, eventually forming an ox-bow lake.

deposition landforms

Floodplains- are wide,


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