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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Braided_river

A braided river, or braided channel, consists of a network of river channels separated by small and often temporary islands called braid bars or, in British usage, aits or eyots. Braided streams occur in rivers with high slope and/or large sediment load. ... A stream with cohesive banks that are resistant to erosion will form narrow, ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rapids

Rapids are sections of a river where the river bed has a relatively steep slope. Its intensity ranges from a scale of 1-8, with 1 being the most navigable and 8 being the least gradient, causing an increase in water velocity and turbulence. ... Very young streams flowing across solid rock may be rapids for much of their length.

www.answers.com/Q/A_young_river_will_usually_be_found_to_have_steep_banks_and_swift_rapids_that_cause_a_lot_of_erosion_true_or_false

A young river will usually be found to have steep banks and swift rapids that cause a lot of erosion true or false? A young river will usually be found to have steep ... Watering a plant will usually cause its stomata to close true or false? true. Edit. Share to: ... How can you prevent erosion on river banks? two ways- either with ...

www.gcrg.org/bqr/6-3/hydraulic.htm

Side canyons make rapids. ... Where do the rocks come from and why does the water act like it does when it ... Flash floods normally come to mind when we think of mechanisms that move ... that it probably floated down the steep slope on river left and half way across the river. ... What causes them and why do they occur?

encyclopedia2.thefreedictionary.com/Intermittent+river

The lowest level to which a river can erode its bed is called base level. ... rocks create irregularities in the bed of a river and can thus cause rapids and waterfalls waterfall, ... Velocity is governed by the volume of water, the slope of the bed, and the .... Mountain rivers usually have steep gradients and swift currents and flow in  ...

www.britannica.com/place/Yangtze-River

The Huang He basin and the Yangtze River basin and their drainage networks. ... direction, before turning south to flow downward in rushing rapids. ... The gorges have steep, sheer slopes composed mainly of thick limestone rocks. .... middle and lower parts of the basin, usually begin in March or April and can occur at any  ...

web.gccaz.edu/~lnewman/gph111/topic_units/fluvial/fluvial2.html

Splash Erosion: direct force of falling drops on soil causes a geyserlike splashing . ... a. when two streams of the same order merge, the resulting stream will be one ... (in mtns): have low flow volume but have turbulent energy due to steep slope ... a river/stream from source to mouth, the upstream portion usually has a steep ...

www.hvatoday.org/assets/PDFs/ConnPaddleGuide.pdf

celebrates the popularity of canoeing and kayaking on the Housatonic River. ..... Commonly found in stormwater, nutrients were recognized as a source of ...

www.nrcs.usda.gov/wps/PA_NRCSConsumption/download?cid=nrcs142p2_053182&ext=pdf

alluvial cone – A semi-conical type of alluvial fan with very steep slopes; it is higher, ... (b) (not preferred) A general term for a small flood plain bordering a river, on which alluvium is ... deposits of its origin but was not emplaced by, and commonly does not .... backwearing – Slope erosion that causes the parallel retreat of an ...