An oxbow lake forms when a curve, or meander, in a river pinches shut. The river follows a new, shorter course and a lake forms beside the...
This picture of the Nowitna River, Alaska shows two oxbow lakes - a short one at
the bottom of the picture and a longer, more curved one at the middle-right.
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 ...
An oxbow lake starts out as a curve, or meander, in a river. A lake forms as the
river finds a different, shorter, course. The meander becomes an oxbow lake ...
These meandering streams create large loop meanders that develop into oxbow lakes
adjacent to the stream.
As a mature river begins to curve, it cuts and erodes into the outside of the curve and deposits sediment on the inside of the cure. Eventually, Eagle Bend becam... More »
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 ...
A BBC Bitesize secondary school revision resource for Standard Grade
Geography on processes forming river landscapes: waterfalls, oxbow lakes,
Mar 4, 2012 ... Meanders and Oxbow Lakes. rtaylorsmith ... What is a meander - Geologist
describes meandering streams, rivers and oxbow lakes. - Duration: ...
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Simple animation showing how meanders develop over time and ox-bow lakes
form. (a swf file)