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Where the river starts
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Channel
A flowing body of water confined by banks (the river)
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Meander
A river bend
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Tributary
A small channel of water before it joins the river
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Confluence
Where two smaller streams meet and join the river
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Flood Plain
The flat land a in the lower course of the river
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Drainage Basin
The area in which all precipitation flows into the river
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Waterfall
A landform in which water cascades from a height (in the river
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Overhang
The ledge of hard rock that will eventually collapse into the plunge pool (in a waterfall)
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Undercut
The eroded area of soft rock in a waterfall
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Erosion
The wearing away of materials
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Transportation
The carrying of water/materials
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Deposition
The dropping of water/materials
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Card 2

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A flowing body of water confined by banks (the river)

Back

Channel

Card 3

Front

A river bend

Back

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Card 4

Front

A small channel of water before it joins the river

Back

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Card 5

Front

Where two smaller streams meet and join the river

Back

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