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consequent stream

consequent stream A stream whose course is consequent upon the shape of a newly emerged land surface. Its course shows no necessary relationship with the underlying geologic structure, although older usage tended to restrict the term to a stream flowing in a downdip direction across gently inclined strata.

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consequent stream

consequent stream Stream whose course is consequent upon the shape of a newly emerged land surface. Its course shows no necessary relationship with the underlying geologic structure, although older usage tended to restrict the term to a stream flowing in a downdip direction across gently inclined strata.

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"consequent stream." A Dictionary of Earth Sciences. . Encyclopedia.com. 17 Oct. 2017 <http://www.encyclopedia.com>.

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"consequent stream." A Dictionary of Earth Sciences. . Retrieved October 17, 2017 from Encyclopedia.com: http://www.encyclopedia.com/science/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/consequent-stream