Geography Upper, middle and lower

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Upper river changes?
V-shaped, valley, trickle, fast blowing, waterfalls, rivulets, gorge, erosion, boggy
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What is found in the upper section of rivers?
Waterfalls are found here, the river flows in a steep and v shaped valley, the river is narrow and shallow, the river erodes downwards.
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Middle river changes?
oxbow lake, meanders, flatter and wider
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what is found in the middle section of rivers?
meanders (big bends) are found here, the river flows in a less steep U shaped valley, the river channel is wider and deeper, the river is eroding sideways
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Lower river changes?
estuary, flood plain, mouth
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what is found in the lower section of rivers?
estuaries (tidal rivers) are found here, there is no valley either side of the river instead there is a flat flood plain, the river is depositing mud flats, the river channel is very wide and deep
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What is found in the upper section of rivers?

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Waterfalls are found here, the river flows in a steep and v shaped valley, the river is narrow and shallow, the river erodes downwards.

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Middle river changes?

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what is found in the middle section of rivers?

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Lower river changes?

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