exorheic


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exorheic

[ek·sə′rē·ik]
(geology)
Referring to a basin or region characterized by external drainage.
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Kol River is one the major rivers of the exorheic Hormuzgan (Hormuz basin) which drains to the Persian Gulf at Straits of Hormuz and is inhabited by 25 fish species (Esmaeili et al.
In the downthrown block, "exorheic" Late Pliocene alluvial fan sediments overlie, unconformably and over an excavation surface, "endorheic" Pliocene limestones (Mein et al., 1989-1990; Gutierrez et al., 2008).