Rivers: Transportation

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  • Created on: 23-02-16 20:04
Name the 4 process of transportation
Traction, Saltation, Suspension, Solution
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Describe the process of traction
rocks being dragged/rolled along the river bed by the force of the water.
2 of 5
Describe the process of saltation
small pebbles/stones/sand moving along the river bed.
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Describe the process of suspension
Fine light material (clay/silt) carried along in the water.
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solution
Minerals dissolve in the water and are then carried along in the solution.
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Card 2

Front

Describe the process of traction

Back

rocks being dragged/rolled along the river bed by the force of the water.

Card 3

Front

Describe the process of saltation

Back

Preview of the front of card 3

Card 4

Front

Describe the process of suspension

Back

Preview of the front of card 4

Card 5

Front

solution

Back

Preview of the front of card 5

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