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Fundamentals of Physical Geography

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James Petersen
ISBN: 9781133606536

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2nd Edition
James Petersen
ISBN: 9781133606536
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What is the difference between traction and saltation?

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The difference between traction and saltation.

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Streams carry their load in numerous ways. Out of which, saltation and traction are two important processes. Saltation is the process by which the heavier and large grains get lifted up from the stream bottom, carried to a small distance, followed by getting rebounded, bounced, and lifted again, along the channel bed. Sand is characteristically carried by suspension and saltation...

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