Unformatted text preview: o Hydraulic Action: Erosion by the force of moving water. o Atrrition: The breaking down of the load by particles hitting against each other. o Solution/Corrossion: When minerals dissolve in water. River Transport • The material a river carries is referred to as its load . • A river transports its load in 4 main ways: o Traction: The rolling of huge particles along the bed. o Saltation: The bouncing of particles on the bed of the river o Suspension: The movement of particles held up by river turbulence. o Solution: The movement of particles dissolved in water....
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- Fall '09
- Geomorphology, River, Surface runoff, Sediment transport, River Erosion