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Tuesday 21 November 2017
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Current

The current is the main flow of water in the river. It is possible to have multiple unique currents in the same section of river this is all determined by what obstacles are in the river as each obstacle will have an effect on the current and main river flow.

If a river is wide and does not have many obstacles in it you may have difficulty detecting the direction of the current. You can often find out the direction of a current by throwing some leaves into the water and watching which way they go.

 

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