meander belt

meander belt

[mē′an·dər ‚belt]
(geology)
The zone along the floor of a valley across which a meandering stream periodically shifts its channel.
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Since the sands of the Tyler are a shoestring geometry of fluvial meander belt to deltaic deposition, productive sands thin and shale out in very short distances.
Meanders stranded on terraces, extreme meander belt migration, and changes in loop orientation are due to neotectonic uplift.