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braided stream

Michael Allaby

in A Dictionary of Ecology

Fifth edition


Published online September 2015 | e-ISBN: 9780191793158

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A stream whose plan form consists of a number of small channels separated by *bars. The bars may be vegetated and stable (e.g. the eyots (small islets) in the River Thames, England) or barren and unstable (as at glacial margins, where rapid changes occur)....

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