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Braided Channels
When a river is forced into several channels, seperated by islands made by deposited sediment, during the summer months, the glaciers melt a lot so increase the river discharge, more sediment transported & when the temp drops the glaciers freeze
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Deltas
triangular shaped depositional lanform at the mouth of a river where the river energy is absorbed by the sea and cause deposition on the bed creating braided channels. formed when the rate of depos. exceeds rate of removal
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Meanders
caused by erosion and deposition will eventually form an oxbow lake, Helicoidal flow,
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Waterfalls
fluvial erosion, large drop creating a gorg. hard rock becomes undercut collpases plunge pool created
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Potholes
Circular hollows or depressions on the channel bed drilled by turbulent high velocity water loaded with pebbles
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triangular shaped depositional lanform at the mouth of a river where the river energy is absorbed by the sea and cause deposition on the bed creating braided channels. formed when the rate of depos. exceeds rate of removal

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Deltas

Card 3

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caused by erosion and deposition will eventually form an oxbow lake, Helicoidal flow,

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Card 4

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fluvial erosion, large drop creating a gorg. hard rock becomes undercut collpases plunge pool created

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Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

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Circular hollows or depressions on the channel bed drilled by turbulent high velocity water loaded with pebbles

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Preview of the back of card 5

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