|Consider the following statements:|
|1. Alluvial fans and alluvial cones are formed by the depositional work of rivers at the foothill.|
|2. Coalescing of a number of adjacent alluvial fans leads to formation of a flood plain. Which of the above statements is/are correct?|
A) 1 only
B) 2 only
C) Both 1 and 2
D) neither 1 nor 2
Correct Answer: A
Solution :[a] In the course of time, a series of adjacent alluvial cones coalesce to form an extensive piedmont alluvial plain or bajada which may extend for several kilometres away from the mountain front.
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