Fluvial transport

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Starter

What do you think is happening in this video clip? Can you explain (geographically) why the river water is two different colours?

Meeting of the Waters

The 'Meeting of the Waters' near Manaus, Brazil, the blackwater Rio Negro meets the whitewater Amazon river, and the two flow side by side for many miles without mixing.

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Saltation

Saltation
  1. Describe the river transport process of saltation.
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Traction

Traction
  1. Describe the river transport process of traction.
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Suspension

Suspension
  1. Describe the river transport process of suspension.
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Solution

Solution
  1. Describe the river transport process of solution.