River Landforms and Processes

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

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  • A meander is cut off from main channel and forms a...? (5, 4)
  • The speed of the river is the... (7)
  • The undercutting of a waterfall is a? (6, 4)
  • The upper course of the river what sort of valley? (1, 6)
  • 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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