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Fundamentals of Physical Geography

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James Petersen
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James Petersen
ISBN: 9781133606536
Textbook Problem

Explain the stippled brown areas in the meanders south of Campti. Are these areas on the inside or the outside of the meander bend?

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Healthy green vegetation appears red on color infrared images, here showing the Red River and Smith Island, Louisiana.

Campti, Louisiana

Scale 1:62,500

Contour interval = 20 ft

U.S. Geological Survey

To determine

The stippled brown areas in the meanders south of Campti and whether these areas are found on the inside or the outside of the meander bend.

Explanation

A meandering stream system that characteristically possesses a twisting channel with bends termed as meanders. Point bars are deposits laid down on the inner side of the meander bends while the cut banks get eroded on the outer side of meander bends...

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