DEPOSITIONAL LANDFORMS

FLOOD PLAIN

A floodplain is a wide and flat plain.

It is built up by alluvium ( fine rock i.e. silt and clay) laid down on the river banks during repeated flooding.

The formation of Flood Plain when the river has overflowed its banks.

FLOOD PLAIN

The flood subsides , there is a decrease in the volume of water and the river starts to deposit its load repeated and forming a flood plain features.

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