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River landforms can be divided into upper, middle and lower course features. As the river moves from the upper course to the lower course, the features in the river will change.
Which course of a river is associated with wide flat-bottomed valleys, floodplains and deltas?
Which feature is created as a waterfall retreats?
How many courses are rivers usually divided into?
V-shaped valleys, interlocking spurs and waterfalls are usually found in which part of a river?
Which one of these features do you associate with the lower course of a river?
What is formed where a river in its upper course winds around hard rock forming a series of tapering ridges?
When a river runs over alternating layers of hard and soft rock what is created?
What features are created when a river erodes laterally creating large sweeping bends in the river channel?
When alluvium (silt) builds up on the banks of a river, what are formed?
Floodplains and levees
Levees are formed due to...
The repeated flooding of the river.
The repeated slowing down of the river.
The repeated draining of the river.