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anabranching channel

anabranching channel A type of distributary river channel that separates from its trunk stream and may flow parallel to it for several kilometres before rejoining it. The anabranching channel remains undivided, and so differs from an anastomosing channel which has major distributaries that branch and then rejoin it.

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anabranching channel

anabranching channel A type of distributary channel that separates from its trunk stream and may flow parallel to it for several kilometres before rejoining it. The anabranching channel remains undivided, and so differs from an anastomosing channel which has major distributaries that branch and then rejoin it.

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"anabranching channel." A Dictionary of Ecology. . Encyclopedia.com. 14 Dec. 2017 <http://www.encyclopedia.com>.

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"anabranching channel." A Dictionary of Ecology. . Retrieved December 14, 2017 from Encyclopedia.com: http://www.encyclopedia.com/science/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/anabranching-channel-0