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Fundamentals of Physical Geography

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James Petersen
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James Petersen
ISBN: 9781133606536
Textbook Problem

What type of load is this stretch of the river transporting?

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The type of load transported by the river given in the image.

Explanation

Streams carry their load in numerous ways. Two such methods are solution and suspension. Certain minerals would get dissolved in the water and therefore, are transported through the process of solution. The finest solid constituents among the load are carried in suspension, lifted by vertical turbulence. The suspended load comprises fine-grained sediments such as clay, silt, and fine sand...

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