, The map above shows the Birdfoot Delta of the Mississippi River , where it empties into the Gulf of Mexico . The river is shown in blue , as is the...


, The map above shows the Birdfoot Delta of the Mississippi River, where it empties into the Gulf of Mexico. 

The river is shown in blue, as is the Gulf of Mexico. The river “wants” to leave this delta, and flow somewhere else, far to the west of the area covered by this map. Why?A., Hurricane Katrina, in 2005, plugged many of the river channels, so the river must go elsewhere.B., The delta has built up as well as out, and that makes some other path to the Gulf steeper and shorter than the one now being taken, and during a flood the river tends to take that shorter path and cut a new channel.C., Humans have been damming the river at the end, so the river must go elsewhere.D., As the mud of the delta sinks, the river loses its river banks, so it flows elsewhere.E., The meandering of the river has tied it in a knot, so it has to take a different path.
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