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Delta is generally formed when river meets the ocean.Explain

Delta is generally formed when river meets the ocean.Explain

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Anjali Ahuja
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8 years ago
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River deltas form when a river carrying sediment reaches either (1) a body of standing water, such as a lake, ocean, or reservoir, (2) another river that cannot remove the sediment quickly enough to stop delta formation, or (3) an inland region where the water spreads out and deposits sediments.
Ocean is a standing form of water. It is being explained diagrammatically
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