AS geography rivers revision

When a river bursts it's banks
Flooding
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Volume of water flowing in a river
River Discharge
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A type of transpiration where material is rolled along the river bed
Traction
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This typed type of erosion makes the river deeper
Vertical
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When the base level of a river is lowered
Rejuvenation
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When the bend of a meander is cut off
Oxbow lake
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Natural raised embankments formed as a river overflows
Levees
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A human factor of flooding that involves clearing trees and woodland that increases the surface run off
Deforestation
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Small and circular hollows in the river bed formed by fluvial erosion
Potholes
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Environmental cause of flooding that means the ground doesn't allow infiltration of surface water
Impermeable ground
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Huge walls built across a river to help manage a river. This is a hard engineering technique.
Damn
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Acid in the water dissolves the rock in the river bed and sides
Solution
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Card 2

Front

Volume of water flowing in a river

Back

River Discharge

Card 3

Front

A type of transpiration where material is rolled along the river bed

Back

Preview of the front of card 3

Card 4

Front

This typed type of erosion makes the river deeper

Back

Preview of the front of card 4

Card 5

Front

When the base level of a river is lowered

Back

Preview of the front of card 5
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