When rivers flood, sediment gets deposited on the floodplain. This sediment is called overbank deposits.
5 - 8
Earth Science, Geography
Millions of people depend on rivers for many different reasons. One of the most common reasons is farming. Overbank deposits provide fertile soil for these farmers to grow their crops.
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