Meandering Rivers

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Adapted from Mr. Coyle. Meandering Rivers. Meandering Rivers. Constantly erode material - Cut bank. Constantly deposit material - Point bar. Change their channel course gradually. Create floodplains wider than the channel. ID: 339907 Download Presentation

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Meandering Rivers

Adapted from Mr. Coyle

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Meandering Rivers

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Meandering Rivers

Constantly erode material - Cut bank

Constantly deposit material - Point bar

Change their channel course gradually

Create floodplains wider than the channel

Very Fertile soil

Subjected to seasonal flooding

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Formation of Meanders

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Point bar deposits

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Point Bar Deposits

Point bar deposits grows laterally through time

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Cut bank erosion

Point bar deposits

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Meander loop

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Formation of an Oxbow

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Meandering stream

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Maximum

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deposition

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Oxbow Lake

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Meander scars

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Flooding & Sedimentation

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