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Clues

  • in the upper course of a river, are the river banks steep or shallow? (5)
  • is the channel most efficient in the UC or the LC of a river? (5, 6)
  • is the UC of a river smooth or rough? (5)
  • the higher the deposition, the smaller/larger the cross profile? (7)
  • the higher the discharge, the higher/lower the hydraulic radius? (6)
  • the higher the hydraulic radius, the more/less potential energy? (4)
  • what is a measure of a rivers efficiency to flow? (9, 6)
  • what is the definition for a renewed period of erosion? (5, 12)
  • what is the name for countries rising and sinking due to the weight of ice caps and the flexibility of magma? (8, 6)
  • what is the name for the length of the river bed and banks in contact with the water? (6, 9)

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