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Why Do Rivers Curve? – MinuteEarth

“…All it takes to turn a straight stretch of river into a bendy one, is a little disturbance and a lot of time, and in nature there’s plenty of both.” In this Minute Earth episode, narrated by science writer Emily Elert, watch as water pushes against soft soil, shifting rivers into the meandering squiggles that we can observe on maps from high above around the Earth.

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