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deposition occurs
when a streams carrying capasity lowers
a streams lowering carrying capasity
is usually a result of volume or velocity
a streams carrying capasity is always
when a streams carrying capasity declines
-some of the streams load stops moving
-and enough sediment is droped off
very fine textured materials
remain suspended indefinately
accumulations of stream deposits
Alluvium is frequently found
along stream banks and along floors
alluvium causes soil at the floor of streams
to be quite fertile
the carrying capasity is more likely to exceed @
-inside bends of a stram
-places where channels widen
-lower reaches of some streams (especially where water empties into other bodies of water)
-behind dams and resivours