How Is a Delta Formed?


They are formed by the river reaching the end of its travels. The river flows into the ocean or sea and that is where they are formed.
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How Is a Delta Formed?
A delta is a land form comprised of sediments found at the mouth of the river. A delta can only form when river channels carry sediments into another body of water. Herodotus, a Greek historian, first used the term "delta" for the Nile River in Egypt.... More »
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A delta is formed at the mouth of a river. It usually is shaped like a triangle. It is formed from small rocks, sand, and silt that flow downstream in the river and are dropped off in the delta.
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