Mago group A 10th
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Smaller than a creek, characterized by shallow waters and is full of rocks
a natural and continuous flow of water in a long line across a country into the sea
An area or ridge of land that separates water flowing to different rivers, basins, or seas.
The limit below which a stream cannot erode.
A curved lake formed at a former oxbow where the main stream of the river has cut across the narrow end and no longer flows around the loop of the bend.
elevated above another valley, with one end open to the valley below. E
material deposited by rivers. consists of silt, sand, clay, and gravel and often contains a good deal of organic matter. D
a bank that is nearly vertical. Cut banks are found on the outside of a bend in a river. caused by the moving water of the river wearing away the earth E.
Rivers are large natural streams of water flowing in channels and emptying into larger bodies of water.
Of a river or stream is the furthest place in that river or stream from its estuary or confluence with another river.
A depositional feature made of alluvium that accumulates on the inside bend of streams and rivers below the slip-off slope.
A body of water typically found in a flat low-lying area, and can be either an extremely slow moving stream or river, or a marshy lake or wetland.
A long narrow region of low land between ranges of mountains, hills, or other high areas, often having a river or stream running along the bottom.
The erosion at the origin of a stream channel, which causes the origin to move back away from the direction of the stream flow, and so causes the stream channel to lengthen.
A deposit of sediment crossed and built up by streams.
A ridge or other topographic feature that separates two adjacent drainage basins. It is an imagery line that separates two different directions of surface water flow.
Flat area adjacent to a stream, composed of unconsolidated sedimentary deposits and subject to periodic inundation by the stream.
A dynamic ecosystem having a connection to the open sea through which the sea water enters with the rhythm of the tides.
recessed, coastal body of water that directly connects to a larger main body of water, such as an ocean, lake, or another bay D
A narrow valley between hills or mountains typically with steep rocky walls and a stream running through it.
forms from deposition of sediment carried by a river as the flow leaves its mouth and enters slower-moving or stagnant water. It looks like a tree branch D
Land among the side of a river or lake
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