FORMATION OF MEANDER

AS WATER MOVES DOWNSTREAM AND AROUND A BEND, IT MOVES IN A SPIRAL FASHION. IT MOVES TOWARDS THE OUTER BANK OF THE CURVES AT A GREAT VELOCITY, ERODING THE BANK. MUCH OF THE ERODED MATERIALS IS THEN CARRIED TOWARDS THE OPPOSITE BANK AND IS DEPOSITED THERE. DEPOSITION TAKES PLACE  BECAUSE OF THE FRICTION BETWEEN WATER […]

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MEANDERS

WHEN A RIVER BENDS AND TURNS, IT IS SAID TO BE MEANDERING THE CURVES OR BENDS ALONG THE RIVERS ARE KNOWN AS MEANDERS.

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