This week, we will begin our unit on Rivers.

In groups of 3 or 4, use the topographic map of Rose Belle in Mauritius to answer the following questions about the La Chaux River:

  1. What direction is the river flowing?
  2. Describe the area surrounding the river. Shape, inclination, formation etc.
  3. Where do you expect the current of the river to be stronger? Explain your answer
  4. Suggest reasons for the shape of the river. (meanders)
  5. Suggest reasons for the varying widths of the river.
  6. Suggest why there are scrubs on the banks of the river.
Be ready to present and debate your answer with other groups.