River Processes Test Revision (Erosion (4 types) (Corrasion (Rocks bang…
River Processes Test Revision
Erosion (4 types)
Rocks bang into the bed and banks
CHEMICAL BREAKDOWN OF THE BED AND BANKS AS THE WATER DISSOLVES MATERIAL: NORMALLY CARBONIFEROUS ROCKS E-G- LIMESTONE.
Rocks banging into each other and then smooth and get less angular
When water is forced into cracks and erodes
The breaking down of material by a moving force
Transport (4 Types)
Dissolved particles are floating in the stream
Small particles are carried in the stream
Medium-sized particles are hopping along the bed of the river
Large rocks are rolling around the river bed
The picking up of load by a moving force
The laying down of load by a moving force.