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This project and its actions were made possible due to co-financing by the European Fund for the Integration of Third-Country Nationals Rivers River features.

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1 This project and its actions were made possible due to co-financing by the European Fund for the Integration of Third-Country Nationals Rivers River features Subject:Geography Age group: Topic:Rivers EAL Nexus resource Licence information | This resource is free to use for educational purposes. © British Council 2014 Source | This resource was originally developed by Amanda Millican and has been adapted by EAL Nexus.

2 river mouth

3 channel

4 confluence

5 delta

6 drainage basin

7 estuary

8 flood plain

9 interlocking spurs

10 meander

11 ox-bow lake

12 river bank

13 river bed

14 sediment

15 silt

16 source

17 tributaries

18 watershed

19 waterfall

20 Definitions River featureDefinition The starting point of a stream or a river An area of land from which a river or a stream gets its water A line of high ground which separates two drainage basins The place where two river channels meet

21 River featureDefinition Smaller streams which join the main river channel Part of the valley floor which can be flooded by the river Where a river meets a body of water (lake/sea) The land at the side of the river The bottom of a river

22 River featureDefinition An area which contains flowing water contained by banks An area near the mouth where the river deposits silt. The river splits into slow flowing channels here. Small particles of soil or rock which are transported by the river A bend in the river

23 River featureDefinition Tiny particles of soil or rock which are transported by the river A sudden drop in a river as it flows from higher land to lower land A wide meander loop which has been cut off from the main river channel Ridges which are produced as the river twists around the hard rock The area of the river mouth where the fresh water from the river meets the salt water from the sea


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