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How oxbow lakes are formed. Jasper, Zac , Choon Wei and allison. How oxbow lakes are formed. An Oxbow Lake occurs when the meanders become more sinuous and over lap each other and the river brakes through causing a new channel to form. Link of video

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How oxbow lakes are formed

How oxbow lakes are formed

Jasper, Zac, Choon Wei and allison


How oxbow lakes are formed1
How oxbow lakes are formed

  • An Oxbow Lake occurs when the meanders become more sinuous and over lap each other and the river brakes through causing a new channel to form.

  • Link of video

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8uV-BuBpIFw


Stages of an oxbow lake
Stages of An oxbow lake

The brown circles shows where the load is deposited

The brown triangles shows where the land gets eroded


Definitions
Definitions

  • Erosion- The process of being eroded

  • Sinuous- Many curves and turns

  • Slip off slope- is where some of the load gets deposited



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