River Landforms and Processes

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U M E A E W C M E A N D E R S P
U C C M R U B N B V N L D Q U P
I C Y O R B F F F J G V I G O C
K F T R A C T I O N B F J X Q L
D N E H D E P O S I T I O N N N
I N K S O L U T I O N E E E C T
T H A B N R P P G L M K J A F T
S M O N R V O G S R A S F T X B
P L U N G E P O O L L T H T M K
D H W N L G B Q W E N D R R C B
O N W U K Q Q O V G C O G I E L
M P I M G A B E F W O F S T E R
S E A P J X E K W M Y G J I E X
C V Y C O S B E D L O A D O B R
T C N V O T O R Y V B A L N V D
E N D P W X T M C Y U E Q M Y W

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  • A meander is cut off from main channel and forms a...? (5, 4)
  • Mounds of embankments left that are higher than the floodplain are called? (6)
  • The speed of the river is the... (7)
  • The undercutting of a waterfall is a? (6, 4)
  • What is it called then boulders and rocks are dragged or rolled along the river bed? (8)
  • When a river erodes from side to side, weaving, it .....? (8)
  • When minerals from rocks dissolve in water it is called... (8)
  • When rivers leave material behind it is called? (10)
  • When rocks carried by the river break each other up into smaller pieces it is called... (9)
  • Which 'load' is bounced along the river bed? (3, 4)

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