braided stream

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braided stream

[′brād·əd ‚strēm]
(hydrology)
A stream flowing in several channels that divide and reunite.
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The continental environment is represented by alluvial facies (alluvial plains, active meandric channels, active braided river channels, and paleo-meandric channel facies), and small lacustrine deposits.
Eiseley remembered that as he bobbed into the main channel of the wildly braided river, "I felt the cold needles of the alpine springs at my fingertips, and the warmth of the Gulf pulling me southward.
Beautiful turquoise glacial lakes, Saiful Malook, Ansoo Lake Ata Abad Lake, Sadpara Lake, Shangrilla Lake golden tussock lands, and the braided river systems of the Indus basin he added.
The deposition of a number of gray colored sandstone sedimentary units (GS) of Manchar Formation took place in marginal marine and braided river dominated deltaic environment in fining upward sequences.
The book, entitled "Where Water is Gold: Life and Livelihood in Alaska's Bristol Bay," is being published by Braided River and is scheduled for release in 2016.
"We'll have over one hundred thousand shorebirds come through here over the course of the migration," says Leslie, gesturing toward a muddy flat in the braided river. Old logs and trees stumps line the mud.
Steven Kazlowski; THE LAST POLAR BEAR: FACING THE TRUTH OF A WARMING WORLD; Braided River $0.00 ISBN: 9781594850592
Seattle, Washington: Braided River, Mountaineers Books, 2008.
Detras de la zona de levantamiento el ambiente aluvial presenta cauces del tipo braided river (cerca de la localidad de Susubres, ver Fig.
DOC works really hard on black stilt (kak?) recovery, controlling predators in their braided river habitats and hatching and rearing chicks in aviaries before releasing them into the wild.