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“WATERFALLS” “Sometimes a river comes to the edge of a very steep drop like a cliff, and falls hundreds of meters in a roaring, splashing…”
What is WATERFALL? Waterfall Sudden sheer descent of a stream Flowing over an erosion- resistant rock Sudden break in elevation Source of hydroelectric Often forms in mountain environment
Source of Hydroelectric
How are WATERFALLS formed ? Flat valley Erosion on soft layers of rock The soft rock is eroded deeper and deeper A different levels of height → Waterfall Cave behind the waterfalls
Diagram of Waterfall The hard resistant rock often collapses because the soft rock, which support the hard rock, is eroded.
Mountainous Waterfalls A glacier has deepened a major trunk valley The tributary streams discharge by falls or cascades Among the highest in the world
Famous Waterfalls Victoria Falls, World’s largest waterfalls, Zimbabwe Angel Falls, world’s highest waterfall, Venezuela
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Mineral Creek Waterfall -Horsetail cascade- Valdez, Alaska, USA Marcy Fell Geography Period 3 Ms. Hornchen Definition: The steep fall of water from a height.
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Africa chapter 1, section 1 Land and Water Africa’s Regions and Landforms - 4 regions - Plateau contnent - Mountains - Coastal Plains - Great Rift Valley.
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The Grand Canyon. The Grand Canyon in Arizona was carved out of the Earth by erosion. Erosion is the process by which weathered rock and soil are moved.
Glaciated Landscapes Corrie Deep rounded hollows with a steep back wall. After the ice has melted a lake will be formed behind the rock lip, the lake is.
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By the end of today's lessons you will be able to recognize Arêtes and explain the formation of glacial troughs and hanging valleys. Key Words; Glaciated.
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