incised meander

incised meander

[in′sīzd mē′an·dər]
(geology)
A deep, tortuous valley cut by a meandering stream that was rejuvenated.
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However, while it is easy to see the castle from the village, across the cricket field and the main road to the east of the castle, the amazing view of the castle from the river has gone and the view of the river from just below the castle keep has also gone - the two seats placed for the river view, again a prime example of an incised meander, face tree tops just feet away.
As they lowered their channels the early rivers developed incised meanders and at one site an incised meander cut-off or ox-bow lake.
Within the Ranges streams such as the Marne, Milendella, Harrisons, and Bremer rivers and creeks, are structure-controlled, and though short have excavated deep gorges with well-developed incised meanders.