interfluve


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interfluve

[′in·tər‚flüv]
(geology)
The area of land between two rivers, usually an upland or ridge between two adjacent valleys that contain streams flowing in approximately the same direction.
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The thickness of the Upper Miocene deposits ranges from 1,200 to 2,000 metres in the south-eastern Caucasus and from 2,200 to 2,300 metres in the interfluve of Kura and Iori.
Their hopes for extensive reforms were never wholly realised, and the regional autonomy they hoped to secure for the interfluve was crushed beneath the centralism encouraged by Bucharest.
The article is based on the analysis of 1465 wells which revealed the Neogene sediments in Volga and Kama interfluves within the territory of the Republic of Tatarstan.
One other population survived in East Manchuria at the interfluve of the Ussuri and Sungari Rivers [17] (Abramov 1949); it was isolated long enough to develop different antler morphology than moose in the Sikhote Alin (Rakov 1965).
Rock outcrops or very thin regoliths occurring in the lower catchment on the left midslope element and on the right midslope to interfluve elements.
In alas bog soils of interfluve of Lena and Amga volume weight across the whole profile varies from 0.
This region is characterized by relatively high dissection index (37 to 55) caused by interfluve area between Drarka-Brahmni and Bansloi rivers.
My conversation with Roberto Sierra and his wife, Virginia, began just before lunch at their suburban home high on an interfluve above Lake Cayuga and Ithaca, a short drive from Cornell University where Roberto is chair of the music department and teaches composition.
Calcretes from the Late Quaternary interfluve in the Ganga Plains, India: carbonate types and isotopic systems in a monsoonal setting.
It reconstructed the history since the last glaciation of an area encompassing the middle reaches of the Rivers Swale and Ure in North Yorkshire and the interfluve between them.
By combining the three aforementioned analyzed and selected themes (themes 3, 4 and 5) will result a point-type vector corresponding to those parts and points of interfluve that match the specific relief form and slope of that basin (theme 6)--figure 1d).
Site 1 in the south of the survey area occupies a prominent nose slope interfluve, site 2 occupies relatively elevated land juxtaposed between the 2 prominent drainage zones of the hillslope, while site 3 in the north occupies the lower fringe of a saddle landform, adjacent to one of the prominent hillslope drainage zones.