Stream Erosion and Deposition

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Question Answer
Triangular deposit, usually made up of silt and clay particles, that forms where a stream enters a large body of waterDelta
A wall built along a river bank to prevent floodingLevee
A looplike bend in the course of a riverMeander
A crescent-shaped lake that is formed when a meander of a river is cut off from the main channelOxbow Lake
A low plain adjacent to a river that is formed chiefly of river sediment and is subject to floodingFloodplain
A fan-shaped deposit of sediment formed when a stream's slope is abruptly reducedAlluvial Fan
A barrier to obstruct the flow of waterDam

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