geography GCSE

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GCSE GEOGRAPHY EDEXCEL EXAM BOARD

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geography GCSE
drainage basins A drainage basin is an extent or an area of land where surface water from rain, melting snow, or ice converges to a single point at a lower elevation, usually the exit of the basin, where the waters join another water body, such as a river, lake, reservoir, estuary, wetland, sea, or ocean.
drainage basin
drainage basins the picture before: the blue lines are rivers, the main blue line is the basin of the rivers that are joining on to it
river land forms a rivers land form is the way the river cuts through the landscape. eg the river meanders, or, the river cuts through a valley
river land forms river landforms: upper course: v-shaped valley interlocking spurs waterfalls and rapids steep gradients
river landforms river landforms: middle course: meanders ox-bow lakes gental gradients
river landforms river landforms: lower course: braiding deltas estuary flat land
river landforms website http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/guides/zkrdmp3/revision/1
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