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  • Bedrock River

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    If a river flows over bedrock, the bedrock restricts widening and lateral mobility which can distort the shape of the bends in the river (Hooke and Yorke 2011). Substrate influences channel form at the reach scale, with bedrock channel found to be narrower and deeper than alluvial channels (Whitbread et al. 2015). This means that the substrate the river is flowing over does have an effect on what the river is doing. The bedrock restricts widening and lateral mobility, which limits how fast the

  • The Long Profile Of A River

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    be investigating the changes along the long profile of a river. In order to do this, I will be collecting data and making observations at three different points along the river; the upper course, the middle course, and the lower course. The river which I will be conducting my observations would be on Bartley Water. Bartley Water is a river going through the New Forest which is located in the south of the UK, Hampshire. The source of the river begins from Bartley, 109m above sea level, and joins to

  • Reform to The Trinity River

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    civilizations have all been found along large river valleys, such as, the Indus River in India and the Yellow River in China. Water is an essential part of life; it does not just sustain the life of all human beings around the globe, but also sustains the life of every living thing known to this Earth. All of the major cities that we know today are surrounded by large river systems that supply its people with the means to survive in that region. These rivers also link our different communities together

  • Actively Meandering Rivers

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    Columbia river. Jain and Sinha (2004) discussed about causative factors and mechanism of fluvial dynamics of anabranching Baghmati river system. In their study they have observed that anabranching phenomena of Baghmati river only occurs along middle river course. The authors suggested that inability to transport high sediment load due to gentle channel slope and dominance of aggradation processes are responsible for anabranching of Baghmati river. Luchi et al. (2007) investigated small alpine river to

  • Artificial River Essay

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    Carol Sheriff’s The Artificial River The Erie Canal and the Paradox of Progress, 1817-1862 APUS, Section 4

  • Atchafalaya River: The Mississippi River

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    The Mississippi River is highly regarded as the most important river in Louisiana. One of the lesser known rivers is just as phenomenal, however. The Atchafalaya River (pronounced At-cha-fa-lie-uh), which is adjacent to the Louisianan southern half of the Mississippi River, is so much of a phenomena that the United States Army Corps has been put in charge of controlling the river! The first settlers of the Atchafalaya River Basin were different Native American Tribes, including the Houma, Chitimacha

  • The Mississippi River: The Atchafalaya River

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    The Atchafalaya River is a 137-mile-long (220 km) distributary of the Mississippi River and Red River in south central Louisiana in the United States. It flows south, just west of the Mississippi River. And is the fifth largest river in North America, by discharge. The name "Atchafalaya" comes from Choctaw for "Long River", from hachcha, "river", and falaya, "long". (wikipedia.org) The Atchafalaya River is navigable and provides a significant industrial shipping channel for the state of

  • Personal Essay : Overview Of The River

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    and as we reached the bottom, the view opened up into a beautiful river standing before me. I’ll never forget the first time I saw that stretch of the river. The summer sun glistened off the crystal-clear, slow-flowing water that drifted past tall hemlock-lined banks, over and around protruding chunks of bedrock, and then sped up slightly as it splashed over a small waterfall 20-yards downstream. For the most part, the river was between ankle and knee deep, and as I looked across, I could see

  • The Atchafalaya River

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    Atchafalaya River is nothing short of remarkable. Alongside the regulatory systems, the Atchafalaya is responsible for the delicate water balance of the Atchafalaya and the Mississippi River. The Atchafalaya River is one of the largest tributaries to the Southern Louisiana swamps and bayous. The formation of the Atchafalaya River takes place over a millennia. Over a thousand years ago, the Atchafalaya River didn't even exist. It was only the Red River that ran parallel to the Mississippi River. Over

  • Eassy On Bangladesh Rivers Or, The Rivers Of Bangladesh

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    Bangladesh Rivers Or, The Rivers of Bangladesh Bangladesh is a land of rivers. The economic condition of Bangladesh is mostly connected with her rivers. The rivers of Bangladesh are undoubtedly wide. But they shrink in size for insufficiency of wither in dry seasons. With the heavy rainfall in the rainy season they become full to the brim and look terrible. The Padma, the meghna, the jamuna and the karnaphuli are the principal rivers of Bangladesh. Besides there's, there are other small rivers of no less