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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oxbow_lake

An oxbow lake is a U shaped body of water that forms when a wide meander from the main stem of a river is cut off, creating a free-standing body of water.

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An oxbow is a crescent-shaped lake lying alongside a winding river. The oxbow lake is created over time as erosion and deposits of soil change the river's ...

www.nationalgeographic.org/encyclopedia/oxbow-lake

Jun 10, 2011 ... Encyclopedic entry. An oxbow lake starts out as a curve, or meander, in a river. A lake forms as the river finds a different, shorter, course.

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Mar 4, 2012 ... Long Profile Of A River - Filmed In The Pyrenees - Meanders, V-Shaped Valleys, Oxbow Lakes - Duration: 8:02. I'm Stuck - GCSE Revision ...

www.britannica.com/science/oxbow-lake

oxbow lake: small lake located in an abandoned meander loop of a river channel . It is generally formed as a river cuts through a meander neck to shorten its ...

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Jan 29, 2009 ... An illustrated explanation of the formation of cut-off meanders and oxbow lakes.

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A BBC Bitesize secondary school revision resource for Standard Grade Geography on processes forming river landscapes: waterfalls, oxbow lakes, levees.

www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/geography/water_rivers/river_landforms_rev2.shtml

In the animation above, upstream a large bend becomes a horseshoe and is eventually cut-off to become an oxbow lake. Downstream the river is eroding its ...

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An oxbow lake is a special kind of lake that only forms next to meandering rivers. It is shaped like a crescent or a horseshoe and presents a...

www.cs.mcgill.ca/~rwest/link-suggestion/wpcd_2008-09_augmented/wp/o/Oxbow_lake.htm

An oxbow lake is a U-shaped lake water body formed when a wide meander from the mainstem of a river is cut off to create a lake. This landform is called an ...