Landforms of erosion and deposition: meanders and oxbow lakes

In this lesson, we will learn how meanders and oxbow lakes are formed through erosional and depositional processes.

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Q1.A gorge is a...

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Q2.The pool at the bottom of a waterfall is known as a...

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Q3.When the bottom of a rock is worn away leaving it unsupported it is said to be...

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Q4.A waterfall is typically found in the...

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.A gorge is a...

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Q2.The pool at the bottom of a waterfall is known as a...

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Q3.When the bottom of a rock is worn away leaving it unsupported it is said to be...

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Q4.A waterfall is typically found in the...

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Q5.A waterfall is formed by...

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Landforms of erosion and deposition

This lesson we looked at how meanders and oxbow lakes are created by erosion and deposition. Let's check how much you remember. Credit: Mel Marshall

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Q1.Name this landform.

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Q2.Name the landform at B.

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Q3.On which side of a meander does deposition occur?

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Q4.The line of fastest flow in a river is called the...

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Q5.An oxbow lake forms when a river breaks through a meander's...

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Landforms of erosion and deposition

This lesson we looked at how meanders and oxbow lakes are created by erosion and deposition. Let's check how much you remember. Credit: Mel Marshall

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.Name this landform.

1/5

Q2.Name the landform at B.

2/5

Q3.On which side of a meander does deposition occur?

3/5

Q4.The line of fastest flow in a river is called the...

4/5

Q5.An oxbow lake forms when a river breaks through a meander's...

5/5

Lesson summary: Landforms of erosion and deposition: meanders and oxbow lakes

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