# basin length

## basin length

[′bās·ən ‚leŋkth]
(geology)
Length in a straight line from the mouth of a stream to the farthest point on the drainage divide of its basin.
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Important areal, linear and relief parameters were computed such as perimeter, basin area, basin length, drainage density (Dd), stream frequency (Fs), elongation ratios (Re), bifurcation ratio (Rb), circulatory ratio (Rc) etc.
Many a researcher defined basin length accordance with their own research.
2]=Square of Basin length Rt=Nu/P Where, Rt = Drainage Texture Drainage Texture (Rt) Nu=Total no.
L = the basin length, which is the straight line between the ends of the basin.
99), where the erosion is greater with increasing the basin length and basin area.
The Complex for measurement of characteristics of space oscillations of floating objects in the experimental (wave) basin which receiving ends are placed at various depth and at various distance along basin length.
The maximum basin length (L; Horton, 1945; Schumm, 1954) is the distance between the two most distant points in the basin and characterizes best the absolute size of the latter.
This parameter (Re) is calculated as a ratio of the diameter of a circle, whose surface is equal to the drainage basin area, to the maximum basin length (Schumm, 1956; Eagleson, 1970; cf.
Parameter Symbol Formula total area A area of the basin AR to the right (facing downstream) of the trunk stream asymmetry factor Af 100(AR/A) maximum basin length L basin perimeter P mean width of the basin W A/L maximum relief H Hmax-Hmin basin elongation ratio Re 2[(A/[pi]).
This parameter is strongly positive-y correlated with the maximum basin length (cf.
This parameter (Re) is calculated as a ratio of the diameter of a circle whose surface is equal to the drainage basin area to the maximum basin length (Schumm, 1956; Eagleson, 1970; cf.
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