Mammoth Memory

Long Profile – The gradient of a river from its source to its mouth

A profile is an outline of something.

A profile is an outline of something.

Just like a person has a profile, a river has one too. The long profile of a river is from top to bottom, or source to mouth (see below):

Just like a person has a profile, a river has one too. The longest profile of a river is from top to bottom, see below:

Sections of a river plan

Cross sections of a river

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