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10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 3334353637383940414243 Using appropriate grid references describe the physical characteristics of the R. Carron, from G.R. 322159 to 438146. 8 marks
OS map work Past paper 1999 Your description could include the following; meanders, ox-bow lakes, floodplain ( 1.5km), tributaries, drainage ditches. Credit could also be given for suggesting that the section between 414126 and 407118 is straight and has probably been modified by human interference. Credit can also be given for reference to the height and shape of the valley. 1 mark for each descriptive term. Up to two mark may be awarded for specific grid references. No G.Rs max of 4 marks.
OS map work River Avon has a wider floodplain 3km v 5km Both rivers flow towards the sea. R Avon flows south, R Stour SE. Both rivers widen as they the move closer to the sea. Cut-off meanders on R Avon 149968 More tributary rivers on R Avon. Braiding on R Avon.