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What is erosion?
The wearing away of the land by material carried by rivers, glaciers, waves and wind.
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What is deposition?
When the river loses its energy and deposit its load. This also occurs in very shallow water.
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What is traction?
Stones roll along the river bed.
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What is saltation?
Sand-sized particles bounce along the river bed in a leap frog motion.
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What is suspension?
Particles are carried with the water flow.
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What is solution?
Some
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What is deposition?

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When the river loses its energy and deposit its load. This also occurs in very shallow water.

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