River Landscapes

On this page you can learn all about the features of river landscapes and how to find them on a map. The videos are designed to be quick and easy to understand. If you don't understand any of the language used in these video lessons you need to find me in class and ask for an explanation. Start off by finding out about river landscapes in this interactive lesson:

River and Valley Map Work

How many of the features in the mind map can you find on the map?

Use the live view to explore the river valley you've studied in the map above. Can you find the features from the map on the satellite view?

 

V-shaped Valley Formation

Watch the clip and then see if you can make your own set of diagrams and label them from memory.

Waterfall Formation

The key here is to score quick marks by mentioning the erosive processes involved. Watch the clip and then see if you can make your own set of diagrams and label them from memory.

Meander Formation

In this question make sure to get top marks by knowing the difference and importance of riffles and pools. Watch the clip and then see if you can make your own set of diagrams and label them from memory.

Ox-bow Lake Formation

The easiest marks are in diagram 3 for this feature. Watch the clip and then see if you can make your own set of diagrams and label them from memory.