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Vertical Erosion?

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Vertical erosion is when there is deepening of the stream bed through erosion by the river water. The speed at which the erosion occurs depends on the lowest point at which the stream bed can erode and this is called the base level. The process is also called downcutting.
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Your question needs more parameters, but from what i can tell. Vertical erosion, in the case of what you are asking, is simply erosion from the top down, in the vertical sense of
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Upstream is where the water comes out of the mountains and water causes erosion of these higher and steeper areas as you go downstream slopes tend to level out more. Source(s): Geography
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THE WORK OF RIVERS Definitions SOURCE The place where a river begins. TRIBUTARY A river which joins a larger one. CONFLUENCE The place where rivers join. MOUTH The place where a river
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