An Oxbow is a portion of the harness rigging built by slowly bending a length of green wood using heat and moisture to create a uniform "U" shaped stock that fits through holes cut into the yoke. This devise has early European origins and has been in use for at least 700 years to team up oxen for teamed pulling of carts and agricultural implements.
Another answer: Meandering bends in rivers can also form U shaped lakes, which are then known as oxbow lakes because of their similarity in shape to the U shaped stock of an ox harness
An oxbow lake is a lake that is formed when a curve in a river is blocked by silt, rocks, or mud. It is called an oxbow lake because it looks like an oxbow (a kind of harness for an ox) or a horseshoe.
The oxbow lake get their name from the U-shape that they make. The oxbow lake starts when a river bends and starts to slowly branch off. This is where the oxbow lake forms.
The school is located near an oxbow, which is another name for a bend in the river
show a diagram of an oxbow?
The address of the Oxbow Historical Association is: Po Box 25, Oxbow, NY 13671-1367
How do you say oxbow in spanish?
Oxbow Lakes was created in 1995.
Oxbow School was created in 1998.
it has 48.5 oxbow lakes.
Yes there are a river with oxbow lakes in Europe.
An Oxbow lake is shaped like a U
An Oxbow Lake is a lake formed by U-shaped body of water. Billabong is the terms used for Oxbow Lake in Australia.
The largest oxbow lake is lake winnebago
Yes there are oxbow lakes in the uk.
Oxbow - band - was created in 1988.
Yes, almost all the lakes in the amazon are oxbow lakes
An oxbow lake
An oxbow lake forms when the strip of land that seperates parts of a meander is eroded. It is also actually and old river that formed the oxbow lake.
Oxbow National Wildlife Refuge was created in 1974.
river Severn has oxbow lake in it because oxbow bumps into Severn and that creates it! lt also makes it bigger which will soon form a wetland.
800 oxbow lakes in the stupid missihippi river you noobs
Often the oxbow lake will get covered with weeds, fill with soil and disappear.