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  • What are the river plains good for?
    What are the river plains good for?
    River plains are good for in terms of growing crops. It is an important part of agriculture because plains help fertilize soils which in turn support the production of crops. There are different types of plain such as structural plains, erosional plains and depositional plains. Out of all these three types, depositional plains are considered to be the most useful in agriculture. Depositional plains can either be one of the following: 1) Alluvial plains which are formed by rivers, lava plains which are formed by lava. Alluvial plains are divided into three types: –flood plain which experiences intermittent flooding, scroll plain which is found where the river meanders and alluvial plain which produces alluvial soil 2) Abyssal plain which is found on the slopes of an ocean basin and 3) Glacial plains which are formed when glaciers move.

  • Is Hinduism a Monotheistic Faith/Religion?
    Is Hinduism a Monotheistic Faith/Religion?
    Hinduism is monotheistic! Though in its practice, many deities are worshiped, they are represent different aspects of one central life source or "God" if you will, the Brahman. So, this question is displaying a wrong answer, however common a misconception.

  • How did geography impact the economy in Ancient river valley civilizations?
    How did geography impact the economy in Ancient river valley civilizations?
    Geography’s effect in Ancient river valley civilization’s economy were few such as rivers were used for travel and trade while certain areas of land had natural resources for trade. Also, gold and ivory and movement along the silk road improved economy from Rome to China. The Ancient river valley civilization occurred in four separate valleys around 3500 B.C., namely: 1. The Nile River civilization which grew in the Egypt wherein geography provided a perfect waterway for trade and where the land was naturally fertilized (due to flooding each year starting from July until November) which provided rich agriculture; 2. The Indus River civilization which grew in India, Pakistan, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Bhutan wherein the water irrigated and fertilized crops, the river allowed boats to come and go and where its natural border sheltered these places from invasion, attack and diseases; 3. The Tigris-Euphrates River Valley civilization which grew in Mesopotamia wherein they grew abundant crops even though there was no regular supply of water; and 4. The Hueng Hu River Valley civilization which grew in China wherein it supported a surplus of agriculture.

  • What is a delta?
    What is a delta?
    A river delta is formed by sediment or material carried by the river that accumulates at one area. The river also forces the sediment to remain and become compact there. At the delta, this is considered to be the beginning or end of the river. This is where the river dumps into a larger water body, usually an ocean. River deltas come in different sizes depending on the force of the river and the size of the river. There are different types of deltas. Wave-dominated deltas are created by the ocean waves forcing the sediment to become packed along the river’s opening. Tide-dominated deltas are established due to erosion. Gilbert deltas are created by rougher material collecting near the opening of a river.

  • What is a tributary?
    What is a tributary?
    A tributary smaller body of water that flows like a creek or river but it flows directly into a larger flowing body of water. Tributaries can be helpful if you are lost while kayaking down a small stream. If it is a known tributary, you should continue to travel to find the main river because this part of the river would eventually flow into it. Distributary is the opposite of tributary because this part of the river flows out of the main river. In the United States, the biggest river is the Mississippi River which has tributaries that flow into it including the Missouri River and the Ohio River. Even though these rivers are quite large, they are still considered tributaries because they are smaller than the Mississippi River and flows into this larger river.

  • What is the name of the 8,000 strong Manhattan neighborhood now located to the north of the Harlem River?
    What is the name of the 8,000 strong Manhattan neighborhood now located to the north of the Harlem River?
    The name of the 8,000 strong Manhattan neighborhood now located to the north of the Harlem River is Marble Hill. Originally physically located together will the Manhattan neighborhood, Marble Hill was finally separated from Manhattan and turned into an island in between the Spuyten Durvil Creek on the north and the construction of the Harlem River Ship Canal on its south. It has an area of 0.38 square kilometers with a total population of more than 9 thousand people. Today, there was still a dispute between whose boroughs Marble Hill belongs to – the Bronx claims its part of their area, but it should be noted that even though Marble Hill became physically part of the Bronx in 1914 because the old Spuyten Durvil Creek was filled in, it still is a legal part of Manhattan.

  • What is the smallest river on earth at 200 feet?
    What is the smallest river on earth at 200 feet?
    The answer is letter B. Roe River is the smallest river on Earth. It is located in Great Falls, Montana with a length of more or less than 200 feet between these two areas: the Giant Springs, a large spring found near Great Falls and the Missouri River which is the longest river in North America. As a matter of fact, the Guinness Book of World Records, after a successful campaign of school children, recognized the Roe River in 1989 as the smallest and shortest river in the world. However, please note that before 1989, Oregon’s D River located in Lincoln City, Oregon was recognized by Guinness Book of World Records as the world’s shortest and smallest river with a length of more or less than 440 feet.

  • What large estuary where 3 rivers meet the Atlantic?
    What large estuary where 3 rivers meet the Atlantic?
    The large estuary where three rivers meet the Atlantic is the Rio de la Plata which means River Plate in English. It is 290 kilometers love and forms part of the border between the countries of Uruguay and Argentina. It is an estuary because freshwater and saltwater mix together before finally emptying to the ocean. The three rivers where Rio de la Plata receives water from and which meet at this estuary are 1) The Parana River which includes Paranaiba River Iguazu River, Paraguay River, Grande River, Salado River, Paranapanema River and Tiete River as its main tributaries, 2) Uruguay River which includes Rio Negro, Canoas River, Pelotas River and Ibicui River as its main tributaries and 3) Paraguay River which includes Bermejo River and Pilcomayo River as its main tributaries.

  • How does stream discharge change from high-gradient streams to low-gradient streams?
    How does stream discharge change from high-gradient streams to low-gradient streams?
    The gradient gets smaller The gradient decreases The slope decreases The slope gets smaller It get smaller

  • What does the term "corassion" refer?
    What does the term "corassion" refer?
    The process by which rivers grind their load against their bed and banks.

  • Where from the Aryans invaded India?
    Where from the Aryans invaded India?
    Central Asia

  • Which of the following would NOT be considered a primary production unit in an estuary ecosystem? The high productivity of estuaries has been attributed to the presence of several primary...
    Which of the following would NOT be considered a primary production unit in an estuary ecosystem? The high productivity of estuaries has been attributed to the presence of several primary...
    Benthic algae, microscopic plants living on the sediment surface wherever sunlight reaches the bottom.