(Article of periodic en Anglais - 1995)

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Drainage rearrangement by river capture, beheading and diversion

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The processes involved in drainage rearrangement are not as self-evident as its abundant literature indicates. This is especially the case with the commonly invoked stream capture. The A. emphasizes that the review focuses on bedrock systems and is not concerned with processes of drainage rearrangement in alluvial systems (processes such as avulsion and meander cutoff). A key aspect of this review is a consideration of the processes that may be responsible for drainage rearrangement in bedrock systems


Article of periodic

published at : Progress in physical geography / ISSN 0309-1333 / CODEN PPGEEC

Editor : Sage Publications, London - ROYAUME-UNI (1977)

Millesime : 1995, vol. 19, no4 [pp. 449-473]

Bibliographic references : 95 ref.

Collation : Illustration ;



INIST-CNRS, Cote INIST : 14648 A

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