Mammoth Memory

Channel Straightening – Removing meanders from a river to make it straighter

Note: Straightening a river (also called channelising) allows it to carry more water quickly downstream, so it doesn't build up and is less likely to flood.

The crooked river channel decided to go straight (channel straightening) after a word from the police. 

The crooked river channel decided to go straight (channel straightening) after a word from the police. 

Straightening a river (also called channelising) allows it to carry more water quickly downstream, so it doesn't build up and is less likely to flood

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