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Levees and floodplains

here i explain the formation of levees and features of floodplains

toby Thackray

on 15 October 2012

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Transcript of Levees and floodplains

What are floodplains and the formation of levees A levee is a natural or man-made growth in a river bank. What is a levee? A build up of alluvium on the banks of a river can create levees, which raise the river bank. How are levees formed? A floodplain is the area around a river that is covered in times of flood. A floodplain is a very fertile area due to high amounts of alluvium deposited by floodwater. What is a floodplain? The deposition of alluvium after a flood causes the construction of levees (higher banks). Levees are sometimes built artificially to help with the prevention of flooding.

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