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In North America, the ___ separates streams that flow into the Pacific Ocean from those that flow into the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico.
A(n) ____ stream is one that exhibits a delicate balance between its transporting capacity and the sediment load available to it
____ meanders are meanders that retain their sinuous pattern as they cut vertically downward below the level at which they originally formed
A(n) ___ is a step-like landform found above a stream and its floodplain. It is a remnant of an older flood plain or river-eroded flat surface
Movement of cobbles and boulders by rolling, sliding, or dragging in a streambed is called ____ load.
_____ are low ridges of flood-deposited sediment that form on both sides of a stream channel and thin away from the channel
A graded stream can be deepening its channel by down cutting while part of its energy is also widening its valley by ______ erosion
Flood control structures along the Mississippi River surrounding New Orleans are predominantly ____
A _____ is a ridge of sediment built by sedimentation on the middle or banks of a stream channel
The ______ load is sediment light enough to remain lifted indefinitely above the bottom by water turbulence
___ is/are sudden localized floods of large volume and short duration, often triggered by heavy rainstorms
A(n) __ is the body of sediment deposited at the mouth of a river when the river's velocity decreases
A ___ is the volume of water passing through a specific point along the stream in a unit of time.
_____ are low ridges of flood deposited sediment that form on either side of a stream channel and thin away from the channel
Discharge is the product of average stream width times average stream depth times ___
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