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1. The term "corassion" refers to:

  • The process by which rivers grind their load against their bed and banks.
  • Material such as rocks and stones colliding with each other
  • The process by which rivers dissolve soluble minerals
  • The erosion of material from the bed and banks of a river by the water itself.
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2. This feature is formed when a meander is abandoned by a river.

  • a sper
  • ox bow lake
  • levee
  • braiding

3. As a river begins to lose energy, material carried in suspension is deposited first and the rest of the load is carried farther.

  • false
  • true

4. The term "traction" refers to the way in which materials in the river's load are bounced along the riverbed.

  • false
  • true

5. V-shaped valleys, interlocking spurs and waterfalls are usually found in which part of a river?

  • lower course
  • lower middle course
  • upper course
  • upper middle course

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