• FEATURES OF MIDDLE AND LOWER COURSE OF A RIVER
    PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY

    FEATURES OF MIDDLE AND LOWER COURSE OF A RIVER

    FEATURES OF MIDDLE COURSE OF A RIVER Meander: This results when rivers are unable to flow straight because of low gravity, sluggish movement of water and heavy loads, also, the irregularities of the ground, force the river to swing in loops, thereby, forming meanders. It is a turn or sharp bend in a stream course. The winding course or curve that develops along the course of the river is called meander. Interlocking spur: This refers to the portion of the valley wall which projects from both sides of the concave bends of the river as it meanders. They usually obscure the view of the river valley. Wide V-Shaped valley: As…

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