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In Geology

How do youthful rivers mature rivers and old rivers differ?

youthful river: erodes deeper than wider it flows quickly narrow and straight few tributaries mature river: erodes wider than deeper not steep has many tributaries old r (MORE)

What is a river?

A river is the largest type of freshwater flow across a land surface, usually starting from high ground, such as mountains, and ending at a lake or sea. A river flows in a str (MORE)

Is the Charles river a freshwater river?

The Charles River is Fresh water but has traces of salt from the locks the separate the river from Boston Harbor. When the locks open and close very little salt water gets int (MORE)

When can the river called a dead river?

  The Nile is not a 'dead river' however, any river would be considered a 'dead river' once it was incapable of sustaining any form of life such as fish and aquatic plant (MORE)

Is the Nile River a mature river?

No - it's an old river .This river is such old that it is named  even in holy book in the story of prophet Yusuf and the story of  Moses's and Bani Israelians's escape from (MORE)