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A diverging branch of a stream or river that loses itself in sandy soil or rejoins the main flow downstream.
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A series of side branches, or anabranches
, depart from the main channel of the river, and reunite with it further downstream.
The Alegre and Caracara Rivers are anabranches
which run in a cutoff channel from the Cuiaba River to lake Baia dos Burros and other similar large open waters.
At dawn a group of photographers arose for a boat trip on Ral Ral Creek, one of the anabranches
of the Murray.
Additionally, samples were collected along a transect starting from beach deposits, and moving south along the main riverbed and anabranches