autoconsequent stream

autoconsequent stream

[¦ȯd·ō′kän·sə·kwənt ′strēm]
(hydrology)
A stream in the process of building a fan or an alluvial plain, the course of which is guided by the slopes of the alluvium the stream itself has deposited.
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