Erosional landforms include interlocking spurs, waterfalls and gorges. Meanders and oxbow lakes use erosional and depositional processes in their creation. Examples can be found along the River Tees.
When do waterfalls occur?
When the river reaches the middle course
When there is hard rock on top of soft rock
When there is soft rock on top of hard rock
What types of erosion cause the undercutting of a waterfall?
Abrasion and hydraulic action
Abrasion and attrition
Attrition and hydraulic action
Which erosional landform creates land which links together?
Where on a meander would you find a river cliff?
The centre of the channel
Where on a meander would you find a slip-off slope?
What is the name of the feature where a meander has been cut off from the river channel?
What is the shape of the valley in a floodplain?
Wide and flat
Narrow and flat
Wide and steep
What is a levee?
The shape of the valley when vertical erosion has taken place
An erosional feature found on the outside bend of a meander
A natural embankment, built up when the river overflows
Which landform occurs where the river meets the sea and becomes tidal?
High Force on the River Tees is which landform?