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1

What causes braided channels

Transportation (of a high load to the slower velocity, competence and capacity is reduced); deposition (of material onto the banks from sand and gravel); when there is a sudden change in discharge

2

Where do braided channels occur

In all courses

3

Diagram of braided channels

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4

Example of braided channel

The tagliamento, italy; source is mauria pass; mouth is the adriatic sea; length of 178 m

5

What is a braided channel

A river which is forced to divide into several channels around depositions of materials