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EARTH SCIENCE > SOLID EARTH > GEOMORPHIC LANDFORMS/PROCESSES > FLUVIAL LANDFORMS
Definition:
"Fluvial landforms" are features on the Earth's surface produced by the action,
i.e. erosion and deposition, of a stream or river and include such landforms as
bars, levees, braided and meandering channels, and alluvial fans. "Fluvial
processes" are those processes included in the action of running water in a
stream or river
Reference:
Adapted from Jackson, J.A. (1997) Glossary of Geology. 4th ed.
Alexandria, VA: American Geological Institute. 769 p.
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