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river morphology

[′riv·ər mȯr′fäl·ə·jē]
(geology)
The study of the channel pattern and the channel geometry at several points along a river channel, including the network of tributaries within the drainage basin. Also known as channel morphology; fluviomorphology; stream morphology.
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