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Offline The Scientist

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How is a river formed?
« on: 11/07/2010 14:56:27 »
Please elaborate upon explanation. Thanks.


 

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How is a river formed?
« Reply #1 on: 11/07/2010 23:22:02 »
Addressing only overland river ways.
A collection of water from a constant source from an upper elevation, finding its own level to flow to a lower elevation ultimately to sea level that is driven by gravity.
« Last Edit: 11/07/2010 23:29:45 by tommya300 »
 

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How is a river formed?
« Reply #2 on: 12/07/2010 16:59:36 »
water follows the path of least resistance, and then more water follows it, "cutting" a path all the way to the next puddle of water
 

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