RIVERS ON MAPS

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  • Created on: 26-05-15 21:39

RIVERS ON MAPS 

Contour lines tell the direction a river flows

  • they are the orange lines on a map
  • they say the height of land in metres shown by the numbers next to them (in orange)
  • the steepness of the slope is shown by how close the lines are together, the closerthe steeper 
  • rivers can't flow uphill, a river flows from higher contour lines to lower ones. 

they have evidence for river courses and landforms

  • waterfalls…

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