Our Environment

Book: Our Environment

Chapter: 3. Our Changing Earth

Subject: Social Science - Class 7th

Q. No. 1 of Exercise

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What are ox-bow lakes?

As a river enters and flows through the plains, it bens along its way and forms meanders. Due to continuous erosion and deposition, the meanders come closer and closer and detaches itself from the river. This forms a crescent-shaped lake called the ox-bow lake. It resembles the shape of a bow hence is named like ox-bow lake.


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