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river system

river system key terms

what is a river system. A river and all its tributaries make up the river system.
What is a meander. The S shaped turn in the river.
Particles of rock and soil are called. Sediments.
When a river splits into two or more branches it is called a. Fork.
A round deep hole is usually found at or near the headwaters is a. Canyon.
Erosion occurs if. sediment moves.
What is a channel when a section of a river is wide and fast open.
land surrounding a river is called a. flood plain.
A river valley is made by. Glaciers
What are tributaries. A small river feeding into larger rivers.
TRUE OR FALSE? A delta is located at the end of a river. TRUE
TRUE OR FALSE? A mouth of the river is located where it begins. FALSE
TRUE OR FALSE? A river system is the movement of the sediment. FALSE
TRUE OR FALSE? A source is located near the headwaters. TRUE
TRUE OR FALSE? A meander is a part of every river. FALSE
TRUE OR FALSE? A meander is a S shaped turn in the river. TRUE
TRUE OR FALSE? A source is a spot that supplies the river. TRUE
TRUE OR FALSE? A dam is used to alter the path of a river. TRUE
TRUE OR FALSE? A delta could be considered a beach. TRUE
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