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1

Suspension

Fine clay and sand particles are carried along with the water

2

Solution

Some minerals dissolve in water such as calcium carbonate. This requires very little energy

3

Traction

Boulders and pebbles are rolled along the river bed at times of high discharge

4

Saltation

Sand sized particles are bounced along the river bed by the flow of water