interfluve

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interfluve

[′in·tər‚flüv]
(geology)
The area of land between two rivers, usually an upland or ridge between two adjacent valleys that contain streams flowing in approximately the same direction.
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Como respuesta a las entradas de la Corona, los habitantes de los valles interfluviales, se sintieron resguardados en las grandes extensiones de selva que estaban por fuera del dominio de los reyes catolicos.
Los Patrones de Formas del Relieve son acompanados de un conjunto de algoritmos arabicos, de acuerdo con una matriz previamente elaborada cuyas columnas indican el grado de incision de los valles, las filas, la dimension interfluvial media (Cuadro 2).
javarense crece sobre los suelos arcillosos en las terrazas mas altas de la zona interfluvial.
2005) made up of assemblages that border watercourses in areas where the interfluvial vegetation is also forest (Metzger et al.
Before the plain was massively settled, the wild and forceful Indus and its tributaries flowing from the Himalaya cut valleys into their own deposits and left high "interfluvial" stretches of land between them.
On a smaller scale, spruce is most competitive on humid hillsides and interfluvial uplands with fine-textured, nutrient-rich soils, heavy snow load, and insignificant seasonal ground frost (Engelmark and Hytte-born, 1999).
Between the 1960s and 1980s, the Piaroa moved out of isolated, interfluvial highland zones to settle permanently along navigable rivers, where the majority of Piaroa people live in villages of between 50 and 500 people.