20 Rivers I-5 - - Mean- Lowest point Florida 345 ft 98 ft 0...

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1600 ft = 213 ft/mi 7.5 mi 200 ft = 25 ft/mi 8.0 mi North Carolina Mountains The gradient, in part, determines the flow velocity
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The gradient of the river is a dominant factor In river flow velocity Constrictions increase velocity Bottom roughness decreases flow velocity Length decreases velocity, but increases volume and width Winding or meandering rivers tend to flow more slowly
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St. Johns Kissimmee Suwannee Apalachicola Florida River Flow Generally sluggish flow
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Elevation - Highest point
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Unformatted text preview: - Mean- Lowest point Florida 345 ft 98 ft 0 ft Britton Hill St. Johns 310 miles 30 feet 1.16 in/mile Kissimmee 134 miles 14 feet 1.25 in/mile Suwannee 266 miles 200 feet 9.02 in/mile Apalachicola 112 miles 77 feet 8.25 in/mile River length Elevation Gradient Floridas Rivers Source Slow flow of contaminants St. Johns River Laziest river in the world 30 foot elevation change over 310 miles Gradient = 0.096 ft/mile (1.16 in/mile)...
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20 Rivers I-5 - - Mean- Lowest point Florida 345 ft 98 ft 0...

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