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Runoff is water that moves over Earth’s surface.
Runoff is water that moves over Earth’s surface.
As runoff travels, it forms tiny grooves in the soil called rills .
As runoff travels, it forms tiny grooves in the soil called rills .
A gully is a large groove, or channel, in the soil that carries runoff after a rainstorm.
A gully is a large groove, or channel, in the soil that carries runoff after a rainstorm.
A stream is a channel along which water is continually flowing down a slope.
A stream is a channel along which water is continually flowing down a slope.
A tributary is a stream or river that flows into a larger river.
A tributary is a stream or river that flows into a larger river.
The flat, wide area of land along a river is a flood plain .
The flat, wide area of land along a river is a flood plain .
A meander is a looplike bend in the course of a river.
A meander is a looplike bend in the course of a river.
oxbow lake is a meander that has been cut off from the river.
oxbow lake is a meander that has been cut off from the river.
An alluvial fan is a wide, sloping deposit of sediment formed where a stream leaves a mountain range.
An alluvial fan is a wide, sloping deposit of sediment formed where a stream leaves a mountain range.
Sediment deposited where a river flows into an ocean or lake builds up a landform called a delta .
Sediment deposited where a river flows into an ocean or lake builds up a landform called a delta .
A deposit that hangs like an icicle from the roof of a cave is known as a stalactite (stuh lak tyt).
A deposit that hangs like an icicle from the roof of a cave is known as a stalactite (stuh lak tyt).
Slow dripping builds up a cone-shaped stalagmite (stuh lag myt) from the cave floor.
Slow dripping builds up a cone-shaped stalagmite (stuh lag myt) from the cave floor.
This type of landscape is called karst topography after a region in Eastern Europe.
This type of landscape is called karst topography after a region in Eastern Europe.