River Landforms-Meanders

  • Created by: Djoumana
  • Created on: 15-11-17 20:24

Meanders are Formed by Erosion and Deposition:

  • Rivers develop large bends called meanders in their middle and lower courses, in areas where there are both shallow and deep sections in the Channel:
  • The current is faster on the outside of the bend because the river channel is deeper, there's less friction to slow the water down.
  • So more erosion takes place on the outside of the


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