How Does a River Change Downstream?


Very many changes occur in a river as it gets downstream close to its mouth. Among them are increases in volume, its speed also increases as the channel gets deeper and smoother. The amount of load in the river also increases but the gradient decreases.
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Rivers usually change downstream due to three landscaping processes; erosion, transportation and deposition. During a river flow silt which is got through erosion is transported by the current downstream and when it reaches a flat place and the current becomes slower the silt is deposited. As size of the deposits grows the river will then tend to change route where the current can pick up faster.
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