Rivers

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Hydraulic Action
Sheer force of water hitting river banks and beds
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Abrasion
Material in the river scraping away the river bed and banks - deepening and steepening
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Attrition
Material hitting off each other in the river decreasing them in size
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Solution
Rock such as limestone dissolved in water
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Traction
Larger rocks and boulders being rolled along the river bed (Upper Course)
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Saltation
Smaller rocks being bounced along the river bed
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Suspension
Small rocks suspended in the river
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Solution
Fine materials dissolved in the water
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Card 2

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Material in the river scraping away the river bed and banks - deepening and steepening

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Abrasion

Card 3

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Material hitting off each other in the river decreasing them in size

Back

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Card 4

Front

Rock such as limestone dissolved in water

Back

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Card 5

Front

Larger rocks and boulders being rolled along the river bed (Upper Course)

Back

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