Question

Which of the following is not a characteristic of Peninsular rivers?

A

Seasonal flow

B

Meandering tendency often shifting their beds

C

Flow through shallow valleys

D

Little erosional activity

Medium

Solution

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B

Meandering tendency often shifting their beds

Meandering tendency often shifting their beds is not a characteristic of Peninsular rivers. They flow through open and graded shallow valleys with low gradients and little erosion. They have meandering tendencies, often shifting their beds. Most of these rivers can be said to have reached a mature state of development.

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