River Severn

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The River Severn

A Key Stage 2 Resource for Rivers and Coasts

 
 
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Google map of the meander

The Google map below shows the meander near the Victorian Workhouse in Caersws.


View Meander near Victorian Work House in a larger map

 

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Other pages in this series

  1. The first meander in Caersws
  2. Formation of an ox-bow lake
  3. Bank collapsed and tree fallen in
  4. Bank collasped

Key Vocabulary

Abrasion
The river throws the materials it is carrying - sand, gravel and stones - against the bank and bed of the river breaking loose and dislodging more material. This process is called Abrasion.

Sediment
The material that is carried by a river and then deposited.

Erosion
Erosion is the wearing away of sides and bottom of the rivers by the force of the water, and material carried by the water.

 

 
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