How Are Meanders Formed?


Meanders are caused by the erosion of river banks. The sediment or earth on the outside of the bend of moving water, and is then deposited on the inside, which builds the meander.
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As the river runs, it erodes on the outside and deposits on the inside. It makes the meander bigger.
Meanders (plural) are formed when a river enters a flat plain. as it doesit slows down. more sediment is dropped at the slow inner edge of a bend, and the faster water at the edge
I really can not give you a good answer to this question until I know what it is that you wish to know about. Sorry I can't give a better answer than that.
It is basically when the waves or currents pull sand and rock into the same place everytime over a long period of time. This would make a great science project. For more information
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