Rivers

hannah.pickard
Mind Map by hannah.pickard, updated more than 1 year ago
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Higher Geography (Rivers and Coasts) Mind Map on Rivers, created by hannah.pickard on 04/23/2013.
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Rivers
1 Processes
1.1 Deposition
1.2 Erosion

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1.3 Transportation

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2 Flooding
2.1 Causes
2.1.1 Natural
2.1.1.1 Rainfall

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2.1.1.2 Geology

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2.1.1.3 Relief

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2.1.2 Human
2.1.2.1 Deforestation

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2.1.2.2 Urbanisation

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2.2 Management
2.2.1 Hard engineering
2.2.1.1 Dams and Resevoirs
2.2.1.2 Channel straightening
2.2.1.3 Man-made levees
2.2.2 Soft engineering
2.2.2.1 Flood warnings
2.2.2.2 Preparation
2.2.2.3 Flood plain zoning
3 Landforms
3.1 Lower course
3.1.1 Estuary
3.1.2 Delta
3.2 Middle course
3.2.1 Meanders
3.2.2 Ox-Bow lakes
3.3 Upper course
3.3.1 Waterfalls and gorges
3.3.2 Interlocking spurs
3.3.3 V-Shaped valleys
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