Geography Sba Essay
The aim of this study is to describe the features found along the course of the Wag Water
River at Golden Spring St. Andrew and Toms River St. Mary and explains how they were
LOCATION OF STUDY AREA
The Wag Water River is located in the parishes of St. Andrew and St. Mary, Jamaica.
The river flows northwards from the hilly interior of Stony Hill and enters the Caribbean Sea
at Annotto Bay St. Mary as shown in figures 1 and 2.
Figure 2: Map Extract, Golden Spring and Environs
| |Main Road |
| |River |
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Figure 2: Map Extract; Tom’s River, St. Mary
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Plate 2 showing the flood plain at Golden Spring.
This feature, highlighted in Plate 2, is a gently sloping area of land which is formed from an accumulation of sediments brought down by the river during periods of flood. A river’s volume increases during flooding and its ability to carry large volumes of sediments also increases. With a wider wetted perimeter it experiences an