Rivers

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What are the 4 processes of erosion?
Hydraulic Action, Abrasion, Attrition, Solution
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What is an example of soft engineering?
Floodplain Zoning
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What do you find in the lower course?
Flood plains, levees, estuaries
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What is an example of hard engineering?
Dam/reservoir
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What are the 4 processes of transportation?
Suspension, Traction, Saltation, Solution
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What do you find in the upper course?
V-Shaped Valleys, Interlocking Spurs, Waterfalls, Gorges
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What is an estuary?
A transitional zone between river and coastal environments.
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