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What do you know of the Grand Canon of Colorado ?

The river has carved out a deep gorge which is in places 6,000 feet deep and not more than a mile in width. The causes which have produced this remarkable gorge are the cutting action of the stream, and the lack of rainfall. This has prevented the disintegration of the …

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What is a River delta;How Is It Formed?

A river  delta from Greek letter D, A) is a tract of low and level land of triangular shape, formed at the mouth of a river. I t is caused by the river depositing suspended matter when it reaches the sea. As the accumulation grows the river is blocked up. …

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What is meant by a lateral canal?

Lateral canals are those which connect two places in a valley, or which connect two adjoining river systems, by crossing at the most convenient point the ridge separating the valleys. They also provide a waterway in place of a portion of a river, where owing to waterfalls, sandbanks, or other …

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