HW_11_rivers - location on the above map would be most...

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Names_________ _______________ _______________ GLY 110 Homework # 11 The above is a map of the Niagara River and Falls area. The thick dashed area shows the location of the Horseshoe and American Falls, respectively. 1- What do you think is the direction of flow of the Niagara River? What led you to this conclusion? A American Falls Goat Island Horseshoe Falls
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P.T.O. 2- How will the horseshoe and American Falls evolve over time? Be as specific as possible, giving reasons for your answer. 3- Which of the two falls will “change” (evolve) faster? Why? 4- Assuming that the Niagara river was draining rocks containing gold, which
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Unformatted text preview: location on the above map would be most likely for the deposition of these deposits? (i.e. where would you pan for gold?) 5- What is the name of these types of deposits? (hint: go over your notes from weathering). 6- How will location A evolve over time? Why? III- (a) Draw a longitudinal profile of a river, labeling all its components. (b) If a dam is built on a river, indicate how erosion will be affected both upstream and downstream from the dam. State your reasons. (c) What effect would a fall in seal level have on the rates of erosion of this river?...
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