drainage pattern


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drainage pattern

[′drān·ij ‚pad·ərn]
(hydrology)
The configuration of a natural or artificial drainage system; stream patterns reflect the topography and rock patterns of the area.
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Assessments of drainage pattern and morphometric analysis provide information about the hydrological condition and nature of the outcrops within the watershed.
The usefulness of this operation is to clarify the relation of linear features (lineaments) with drainage pattern of study area and classify lineaments according to its relation with drainage pattern.
The mobility of fault zones is responsible for the termination of longitudinal drainage pattern within subsequent basins in this part of the Jaslo-Sanok Depression (cf.
A look at the steep hillsides--the "flattest" vineyard is on a 10% slope, with some vineyards at 25%--reveals a drainage pattern that clearly shows how well Ferrell is dealing with hillside erosion, a touchy subject just now in Napa.
The six-inch PVDF (polyvinyldene fluoride) Schedule 40 pipe is available in ten-foot lengths and all the necessary six-inch drainage pattern fittings required on most corrosive waste applications.
1 Note the lay of the land in your yard and the basic drainage pattern.
5 MYBP), a continuous highland region with a very different drainage pattern existed from the Ozarks of Missouri and Arkansas to the Appalachians (see Mayden 1988, for summary).
Many studies exist that relate the bifurcation ratios to the influence of geological structure on drainage pattern [28].