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Unformatted text preview: • The junction of 2 streams is called the confluence . When a smaller flow joins a larger flow it's called a tributary . The Long Profile of a River Youthful Stage-Upper Course Mature Stage-Middle Course Old Stage-Lower Course • Vertical and headward erosion • Gorges • Potholes • Plunge pools • Waterfalls • Rapids • Vertical and lateral erosion • Meanders • River Cliffs • Interlocking spurs • Bluffs • River capture • Deposition • Flood plains • Ox-bow lakes • Levees • Deltas • Raised Banks • Rejuvenation • Braided River • Deferred tributaries...
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This note was uploaded on 11/10/2011 for the course GEA GEA2000 taught by Professor Wong,faith during the Fall '09 term at Broward College.
- Fall '09