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 gray sandstone units (GS) of braided river dominated delta complex show large facies variations recording deposition under a wide range of depositional conditions as: delta plain, delta front and pro-deltaic environments.
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.
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.
During the first stage, conventional paleo-channel ore bodies developed in braided river system.
Detras de la zona de levantamiento el ambiente aluvial presenta cauces del tipo braided river (cerca de la localidad de Susubres, ver Fig.
These conglomerates are interpreted as braided river and alluvial fan-delta deposits and are not unlike the Witswatersrand Goldfields in South Africa.
This exhibit will be the first public display of images that Johnson has been capturing during fieldwork for his upcoming photo book about Bristol Bay, “Where Water is Gold: Life and Livelihood in Alaska's Bristol Bay,” scheduled for release by Seattle publisher Braided River in 2014.
Furthermore, vertical stacking of the multistorey sandstone complex with varied facies associations, the sheet geometry, and frequent occurrence of erosional surfaces suggests its deposition in a braided river environment.
Topics include (for example) cellular modeling of braided river form and process; the effects of human impact on braided river morphology; and riparian tree establishment on gravel bars.
The region is famed for beautiful movie locations and as the setting off point for some of the countrys best known hiking trails, water-based adventures on Lake Wakatipu and braided rivers, and access to two national parks.