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1

What is the river valley cross profile of a river like in an upland area

Typically v shaped, with steep aides and a narrow bottom

2

What is the valley cross profile like in the upper course

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Steep sides, meandering small river

3

What is the valley cross profile like in the middle course

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Wide floodplain, bluffs, spurs cut back to form line of bluffs, wider river

4

What is the valley cross profile like in the lower course

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Wide river, levees, sediment under river, bluffs, oxbow lakes

5

What is the valley cross profile

The view of the valley from one side to another