Features of a River
Match the words to the definition.
Click the play button to hear your instructions.
tributaries Flat land next to a river that often floods.
source The sides of a river.
meander Smaller streams that flow into the river.
confluence The place where the river meets the sea.
flood plain The place where a river begins.
mouth A bend or turn in the river.
oxbow lake The place where a tributary joins the main river.
banks A lake that is formed when the river cuts of the neck of a meander.