incised meander

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incised meander

[in′sīzd mē′an·dər]
(geology)
A deep, tortuous valley cut by a meandering stream that was rejuvenated.
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As they lowered their channels the early rivers developed incised meanders and at one site an incised meander cut-off or ox-bow lake.
Within the Ranges streams such as the Marne, Milendella, Harrisons, and Bremer rivers and creeks, are structure-controlled, and though short have excavated deep gorges with well-developed incised meanders.