braided channel

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braided channel

a stream containing bars which separate a network of streamlets which diverge and rejoin.
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The deposition of a number of gray colored sandstone sedimentary units (GS) of Manchar Formation took place in marginal marine and braided river dominated deltaic environment in fining upward sequences.
Discourses and gazes, although not exclusively, are associated with discursive meaning-making practices over time in ECEC policy, while a braided river metaphor is used to identify streams of loosely complementary perspectives on research about quality.
Steven Kazlowski; THE LAST POLAR BEAR: FACING THE TRUTH OF A WARMING WORLD; Braided River $0.
Seattle, Washington: Braided River, The Mountaineers Books, 2008.
Vegetation doesn't always convert a braided river into one with a single channel, especially when flow volume in the river is consistently low.
In the section on glacial sediments, Figure G12 takes half a page to show a braided river emanating from a glacier terminus that is not even clearly visible in the picture.
Los ambientes continentales estan representados principalmente por depositos aluviales (facies de planicie aluvial, de canal activo tipo meandrico, de canal activo tipo braided river, y de palco-canal meandrico) y en mucha menor proporcion por sedimentacion lacustre (facies lacustres).
Development of a facies model for sandy braided river sedimentation: Comparison of the South Saskatchewan River and the Battery Point Formation.
Eiseley remembered that as he bobbed into the main channel of the wildly braided river, "I felt the cold needles of the alpine springs at my fingertips, and the warmth of the Gulf pulling me southward.
recovery, controlling predators in their braided river habitats and hatching and rearing chicks in aviaries before releasing them into the wild.
The book, entitled "Where Water is Gold: Life and Livelihood in Alaska's Bristol Bay," is being published by Braided River and is scheduled for release in 2016.