Rivers

Zaza Brotzel
Mind Map by Zaza Brotzel, updated more than 1 year ago
Zaza Brotzel
Created by Zaza Brotzel about 5 years ago
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1st Geography Mind Map on Rivers, created by Zaza Brotzel on 05/21/2016.

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Rivers
  1. Waterfalls
    1. Upper course of the river
      1. Labels
        1. Hard and soft rock
          1. Plunge pool
            1. Cliff
              1. Overhang
              2. Erosion moves them back over time
              3. Erosion
                1. Hydraulic action
                  1. Water pushed into cracks and break the rocks
                  2. Solution
                    1. Acidic water wearing away at the rocks
                    2. Atrition
                      1. Rocks knocking together and wearing each other away
                      2. Abrasion
                        1. Sand and stones scraping away at the bed and banks
                      3. Transport
                        1. Load
                          1. Material it carries
                          2. Bedload
                            1. Heavy rocks carried along the bottom
                            2. Suspention
                              1. Small rocks carried along in the water
                            3. Deposition
                              1. Sediment
                                1. Stones and rocks that were deposited as the river
                                2. Can create natural Levees
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