How are rivers formed?

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Rivers are flowing water that start in the mountains or high lands. Often they are fed at origin from a spring or melting snow or ice. The water flows down hill and collects more water from other sources along the way. You can find more information here: http://www.enchantedlearning.com/geography/rivers/
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Water runs downhill in rivulets, which collect into streams, which collect into creeks, which collect into rivers. Rivers are formed by gravity.
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Braided rivers are formed when sediment and gravel are carried down the river and deposited to form flat basins between the mountains and coastal plains.
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Rivers are formed when group of springs and streams known as headwaters having their origin in the mountains flow down to form a large stream of springs.
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