B a stream tends to avoid moving in a straight line

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Unformatted text preview: avulsion? a)  A flooding stream permanently leaves its old channel to form a new floodplain channel. b)  A stream tends to avoid moving in a straight line: it tends to meander. c)  Streams oHen drop most of their sediment load quickly as the water velocity drops aHer a flood peak. d)  Streams tend to maintain a nearly constant meander radius for a given discharge. a)  Streams tend to be locked into their meandering channels, avoiding changing channels during a flood. Levee Failure Damages Topsoil on Floodplain Wing Dams...
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