Answer to Question #99851 in Chemistry for Macee

Answer to Question #99851 in Chemistry for Macee

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Question #99851

As a river slows down, it drops off rocks and sediments along the riverbank. What is this process called?

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A deposition is a process observed when the materials (rocks and sediments) carried by a river are deposited along the riverbanks. The process is also stimulated by the decreased speed of the water stream when the river enters a shallow area, or it meets a barrier (i.e., another body of water).

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