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  • A moving body of water of any size is a stream.
  • A river is a large stream that flows downhill in a channel.
  • A continental divide separates rivers that flow into different oceans.
  • If the river drops sediment, it may create a delta.
  • The area of land that is flooded is called the floodplain.
  • The floodplain may be very wide where the river flows over a nearly flat surface.
  • The river meanders across an estuary in South Carolina.
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