Water on land

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The upper, middle, and lower courses.
The long profile
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Four types of erosion.
Hydraulic action, abrasion, attrition and solution
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Four types of transportation.
Traction, saltation, suspension and solution
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What happens to a meander over time?
During periods of high water, the river will flow over the meander to make a new river channel. It then deposits its load in the gaps of the old channel to cut it off. This is now an oxbow lake and when it is dried up, it is a meander scar.
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Flood in an MEDC.
Boscastle, Cornwall, 2004.
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Flood in an LEDC.
Pakistan 2010.
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Four types of erosion.

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