Geography - Transportation Processes

Traction
large,heavy pebbles are rolled along the river bed. Most common near the source since the load is larger.
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Saltation
pebbles are bounced along the river bed, most commonly near the source
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Suspension
lighter sediment is carried within the water, most commonly near the mouth of the river
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Solution
transport of dissolved chemicals. This varies along the river depending on the presence of soluble rocks
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megacity
city with population of 10 million people (or more)
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Card 2

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pebbles are bounced along the river bed, most commonly near the source

Back

Saltation

Card 3

Front

lighter sediment is carried within the water, most commonly near the mouth of the river

Back

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Card 4

Front

transport of dissolved chemicals. This varies along the river depending on the presence of soluble rocks

Back

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Card 5

Front

city with population of 10 million people (or more)

Back

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