Upper-course river features include steep-sided V-shaped valleys, interlocking spurs, rapids, waterfalls and gorges.
Middle-course river features include wider, shallower valleys, meanders, and oxbow lakes.
Lower-course river features include wide flat-bottomed valleys, floodplains and deltas.
- The formation of meanders is due to both deposition and erosion and meanders gradually migrate downstream.
Lower course features
In the lower course, the river has a high volume and a large discharge. The river channel is now deep and wide and the landscape…