river capture


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river capture

[′riv·ər ‚kap·chər]
(aerospace engineering)
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He said that their study suggests that river capture and drainage reorganization must have been the result of a slip on the major faults bounding the southeast plateau margin.
Myth, memory, and massacre; the Pease River capture of Cynthia Ann Parker.
Myth, Memory, and Massacre: The Pease River Capture of Cynthia Ann Parker re-examines the Battle of Pease River, an incident that took place in December of 1860 near a creek in northwest Texas.
His excellent understanding of the government marketplace will help Red River capture new contracting opportunities and achieve our strategic growth plans.
In her testimony, Petroff points out that the higher flood levels increase flow velocity and the possibility of river capture.
To Save A River captures the rare beauty of this precious Maine treasure.