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braided stream

Michael Allaby

in A Dictionary of Geology and Earth Sciences

Fourth edition

Published in print January 2013 | ISBN: 9780199653065
Published online September 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780191744334
braided stream

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Stream whose plan form consists of a number of small channels separated by *bars. The latter 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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