braided stream


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braided stream

[′brād·əd ‚strēm]
(hydrology)
A stream flowing in several channels that divide and reunite.
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At any location, the low dispersion of flow data is consistent with a braided stream depositional environment (Miall 1974).
Most recent workers agree the unit represents some type of fluvial depositional environment, such as "fluvial sheet gravels" (Meckel 1967), meandering stream systems (Mrakovich 1969) or braided stream systems (Mrakovich 1969; Mrakovich and Coogan 1974; Krissek and others 1986; Wells and others 1993).
Consider the loving geometry that sketched your bones, the passionate symmetry that sewed flesh to your skeleton, and the cloudy zenith whence your soul descended in shimmering rivulets across pure granite to pour as a single braided stream into the skull's cap.
Historically, the Canadian River was a large, braided stream, with dramatic fluctuations in flow, salinity and turbidity.
Mineral trends were identified in at least five horizons within the project area related to braided stream deposits in the Tallahassee Creek conglomerate.
The uranium host is a 3500+ foot wide south-trending sequence of strongly reduced braided stream deposits grading into a system of alluvial fan and flood plain sediments.
Mineral trends have been identified in at least five horizons within the project area related to braided stream deposits in the Tallahassee Creek conglomerate.
Mineral trends are open ended and identified in at least five horizons within the project area related to braided stream deposits in the Tallahassee Creek conglomerate.
The wetlands impacted by Ray Hendley are part of Little Lott's Creek, a braided stream system vegetated primarily by cypress trees.
The trail had crumbled, the rest rooms were old and too small to serve the needs of the people, and there was resource damage on the east side: People had been walking into areas of braided streams, having picnics, leaving litter, all of which interrupted the hydrologic flow and affected the aquatic habitat.
Large areas to the south of the Plain are characterized by former marsh areas and braided streams (the Rife system).