Slip Off Slopes

What are Slip-Off Slopes?

  A gentle slope formed as a result of the deposition on the inner bank.

How are Slip-off Slopes formed?

The sediments removed from the outer bank are carried forward by the flow of the water to the inner bank and deposited. Deposition occurs because the friction between the inner bank and the water is greater than at the outer bank, thus reducing its velocity. With successive deposition, the water at the inner bank gets shallower, resulting in a slip-off slope.


Examples of Slip-off Slopes in the World