How Does a Delta Form?

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A delta is a piece of land formed at the mouth of a river. The river flows into the ocean, lake, or other rivers. The formation includes sediment which is carried to the water. This is enabled by river flow, which over time creates a land form.
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As a river flows it picks up sediment and carries it away. When the river reaches the ocean the sediments deposited, over time a delta forms.
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Formation Unlike other landforms affected by water current, a delta is not mainly created because of erosion of land surface caused by the force of wind and water. As the river channel
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Deltas are formed from the deposition of the sediment carried by the river as the flow leaves
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delta is a landform that is created at the mouth of a river where that river flows into an ocean, sea, estuary, lake, reservoir, flat arid area, or another river. Deltas are formed
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A delta forms when a river that carries sediment and sand flows into a body of water like a lake or the ocean. Where they meet, the flow of water slows and the sediment is deposited there.
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