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Describing river features on maps Describe the main features of a river and its valley Slide 2 Valley shape V Shaped valley formed by vertical erosion by the river River runs through a U shaped valley formed by a glacier Slide 3 River width, depth and tributaries River flows from NW to SE River flows from NW to SE Two major tributaries join at 977 152 Two major tributaries join at 977 152 River is at 94m high in a wide valley River is at 94m high in a wide valley River is wide and meanders River is wide and meanders River is in middle course River is in middle course There are meanders at 965 522 with river beaches and river cliffs There are meanders at 965 522 with river beaches and river cliffs Slide 4 Waterfalls Waterfalls are named on the map. You should give a grid reference Waterfalls are named on the map. You should give a grid reference Slide 5 Ox Bow Lake Look for horse shoe shaped lakes on the lower course. Give a grid reference Look for horse shoe shaped lakes on the lower course. Give a grid reference Slide 6 Meanders Note the river features on the meander. Remember to mention the meander as a river feature Note the river features on the meander. Remember to mention the meander as a river feature River cliff River beach Slide 7 Flood plain Note the width of the valley and the height and slope of the land. Remember to mention the flood plain as a feature Note the width of the valley and the height and slope of the land. Remember to mention the flood plain as a feature Slide 8 Levees Slide 9 Tidal rivers Tidal rivers have black edges. This shows they are near the sea. You should mention this in any answer. Tidal rivers have black edges. This shows they are near the sea. You should mention this in any answer. Slide 10 Features of deposition You should mention sandbanks and marshes as evidence that the river is in the lower course. You should mention sandbanks and marshes as evidence that the river is in the lower course. Note the height and flat flood plain. Note the height and flat flood plain. Slide 11 The mouth of the river The mouth of the river is where it meets the sea The mouth of the river is where it meets the sea Slide 12 Describe the River Cree and its valley

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