What is a delta and floodplain?
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What is a delta and floodplain?

By:Mickey,kyle,Seiga and Emma!. Floodplain!. A floodplain is . a wide, flat area of land adjacent to a river that overflows its banks periodically.. A floodplain . Delta!. Deltas are complex depositional landforms that develop at the mouths of rivers..

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What is a delta and floodplain?

By:Mickey,kyle,Seiga and Emma!

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Floodplain!

A floodplain is a wide, flat area of land adjacent to a river that overflows its banks periodically.

A floodplain

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Delta!

Deltas are complex depositional landforms that develop at the mouths of rivers.

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Mountain’s and Canyons

By gia Sarah Michele and kiara

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How Canyon’s are formed

Canyon’s are formed by erosion The area that been worn away tends to be softer rock witch is easily whethered by water and also by wind. Steve on a Canyon

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How Mountains are formed

One way mountains are formed by when lava pushes up and break’s a hole in the ground so a volcano is formed once the lava hardened it turn’s into a mountain.Steve on amountain

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If you don’t like this look at this pic think again

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Plains and Beaches

By: Janei,Cam Cam, Reegan and Jatta

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Beaches

We go to beaches almost everyday in the summer. Do you wonder about the characteristics in a beach? Beaches are known for many things

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Characteristics of Beaches

First offshore bars, which help protect the beach from corrosions. Other beaches are sometimes made with cobblestone.

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Facts about beaches

The world’s largest pleasure beach is Virginia beach, it’s 45 Km.

Waves crashing against the shore can weaken cliffs and cause some to fall in to the beach.

Did you know that many scientist believe that phenomen??

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Now Plains…

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Difference between Plains and Beaches

Beaches

Plains

Beaches have an ocean near it and it has salt water in it.Beaches are sandy and have dunes.Sand is bigger on the Dune.

Plains are basically plain.It is related to deserts.Plains can be found near valleys.It has grass and that’s it.

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Charateristics

It can be a great place to live (Sometimes)

The grass turns yellowish during winter.

Plains are called plains because well… it’s just plain.

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Credits

Typer:Jatta

Researcher: Janei and Reegan

Helper:

Camryn

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By Sid Mac and Nigel (we are awesome)

Plateaus and Dunes

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Plateaus characteristics

Many plateaus are created by lava flowing and then building up with each volcanic eruption.

Plateaus are also formed when magma in the earth pushes upward but does not push through the crust.

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This is the Colorado plateau.

If you look at it, it looks like a staircase.