River Processes: Transport

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  • Created on: 17-11-12 10:07

Rivers pick up and carry material as they flow downstream.

The four different river transport processes

  • Solution - minerals are dissolved in the water and carried along in solution.
  • Suspension - fine light material is carried along in the water.
  • Saltation - small pebbles and stones are bounced along the river bed.
  • Traction - large boulders and rocks are rolled along the…


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