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 Coastal Reefs Near Rivers?

Answer Healthy coastal reefs are vital to the balance of the marine ecosystem. However, many coral reefs close to river mouths are in danger of disappearing, because of high concentration of sediment di... Read More »
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Why were castles built near bodies of water, on the bends of rivers or on cliffs?

The geographical location of a castle offered many potential benefits. Defense was obviously vital, but so too was access to the resources needed for the daily running of the castle and the well-be... Read More »
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Coastal Storms & Effects on Coastal Erosion?

Ocean waves are always eroding coastlines to some extent: shifting beaches, molding seastacks and cliffs, dragging stones and sand and driftwood. But they can accomplish the most dramatic work when... Read More »
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What do we call streams or rivers that flow into larger rivers?

Rivers and streams that flow into larger rivers are referred to as tributaries. Tributaries can be perennial, meaning they flow all year long, or intermittent, meaning they flow only during the wet... Read More »
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Why are Texas rivers called wrong way rivers?

Some of the biggest rivers in Texas are known as "wrong-way rivers" because they mostly carry water away from the driest areas of the state and bring it to the wettest areas--the "wrong" direction,... Read More »
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