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Rivers are all made up three main parts: upper course, middle course and the lower course.

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The place where a river begins is called the source. Most rivers begin in hills or mountains.

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When the river leaves its source, it becomes wider and forms bends called meanders.

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Small rivers that join the main river are called tributaries.

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The mouth is where a river meets the sea, ocean or a lake.

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