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Morphology of Red Creek, Wyoming, an arid-region anastomosing channel system

Earth Surface Processes and Landforms

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DOI: 10.1002/esp.3290140404

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Abstract

The narrow, deep, and sinuous main channel is flanked by anastomosing flood channels, or anabranches. Most anabranches are initiated at meander bends. The primary mechanism of anabranch initiation is avulsion during overbank floods. -from Author

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Publication type:
Article
Publication Subtype:
Journal Article
Title:
Morphology of Red Creek, Wyoming, an arid-region anastomosing channel system
Series title:
Earth Surface Processes and Landforms
DOI:
10.1002/esp.3290140404
Volume
14
Issue:
4
Year Published:
1989
Language:
English
Publisher:
Wiley
Larger Work Type:
Article
Larger Work Subtype:
Journal Article
First page:
277
Last page:
288
Number of Pages:
12