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10: The River and the Sea

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    Discuss the importance of fluvial processes in shaping the lithosphere

    • Explain the three major forms of stream transport
    • Describe the interaction of humans with flood plains
    • Compare the effect of wave-action weathering on active and passive margins
    • Explain why the ocean is salty

    Thumbnail: Violent water below Niagara Falls. (CC-BY; The Rafti Institute).

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