River processes

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  • Created on: 01-03-14 16:08
Traction
Boulders roll along a river bed.
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Saltation
Small pebbles rolled along a river bed.
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Suspension
Sand/ silt carried in a flow.
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Solution
Dissolved minerals carried away.
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Hydraulic Action
Force of the water on the river bed.
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Abrasion
Sand, and large boulders erode the channel
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Attrition
Load breaking up into smaller pieces by smashing into each other.
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Solution
Some rocks dissolve in river water.
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Card 2

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Small pebbles rolled along a river bed.

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Saltation

Card 3

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Sand/ silt carried in a flow.

Back

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Card 4

Front

Dissolved minerals carried away.

Back

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Card 5

Front

Force of the water on the river bed.

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