georgraphy Rivers!

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1. the upper course of the river...

  • low gravitational potential energy
  • is mainly lateral erosion
  • is mainly vertical erosion
  • has all rounded rocks
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2. the process of erosion that is the sheer power of the watere

  • solution
  • abrasion
  • hydraulic action
  • attrition

3. what are the two types of hydrograph?

  • flashy and subdued
  • big and small
  • fast and slow

4. a name for the change in direction of a rivers course...

  • waterfall
  • oxbow lake
  • meander
  • delta

5. features of rejuvination

  • knick points, incised meanders and river terraces
  • flood pains and leves
  • meanders, river terraces and potholes


Mr A Gibson

Ready, steady... Have a go at these questions as a quick check of your knowledge. Combine them with some other Q & A resources to set up a series of tests.


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