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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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