shape is controlled by the size of the river, the type
and amount of sediments it carries, and the energy associated
with waves and currents in the basin where sediments are
deposited. In this investigation, you'll consider three
processes related to delta formationriver discharge,
waves, and tidesand infer which process is dominant
in controlling the shape of a delta.
each dot to see a delta image. Examine the image
and information on the deltas at each location, then answer
the question that appears below.