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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In the northern part, this unit is associated with the geomorphological domains of the Imperatriz Depression, Porto Franco-Fortaleza dos Nogueiras Cliff, Medio Tocantins Depression, Interfluve Tocantins-Araguaia Plateau and Araguaia Cliffs.
In alas bog soils of interfluve of Lena and Amga volume weight across the whole profile varies from 0.
It is characterized by low degree of inclination of the interfluves (1- 5[degrees]), the smoothness and their size imposing current morphology as a result of long evolution (from Cambrian).
This study aims to investigate the effects of level 4 basins from the Plano Nacional de Recursos Hidricos (2003) and the structural and physico-chemical variables of the water on fish community structure in streams of the Madeira-Purus interfluve of the Brazilian Amazon.
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.
The quoted author points also to reactivation of strike-slip faults that controlled changes in the drainage pattern, particularly in the Jasiolka and Wislok rivers interfluve.
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).
1989) also offers a possible explanation for the apparent partitioning and subsequent preservation of fine-grained material out of the braided channels into the interfluve setting as the case with the Chinji Formation.
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.
The UyandinaSelenyakh interfluve where moose are rarely found separates the Indigirka and Moma-Selenyakh populations.
An almost continuous belt of high elevation-relief values may be traced in an elliptical pattern parallel to the Cardigan Bay coastline; this belt incorporates the dissected plateaux of Garreg Hir (D6), Trannon (D9), Central Wales (D8), and the Teifi-Tywi interfluve (D19).
The Oligocene/Lower Miocene, or Maykop series, is found in the south-eastern Caucasus and in the interfluve of the Kura and Iori rivers.