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    Floodout

    By riverstyles on April 2, 2019
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    Floodout Position: Floodplain   Form Lobate/fan-shaped sand body that radiates downstream from an intersection point of a discontinuous channel...

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    Valley fill (swamp, swampy meadow)

    By riverstyles on April 2, 2019
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    Valley fill (swamp, swampy meadow) Position: Floodplain   Form Relatively flat unincised surface. May have ponds and discontinuous channels...

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    Ridge and swale topography

    By riverstyles on April 2, 2019
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    Ridge and swale topography Position: Floodplain   Form Ridges are scroll bars that have been incorporated into the floodplain....

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    Palaeochannel

    By riverstyles on April 2, 2019
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    Palaeochannel (prior channel, abandoned or ancestral channel) Position: Floodplain   Form An old, inactive channel on the floodplain. May...

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    Floodplain sand sheet

    By riverstyles on April 2, 2019
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    Floodplain sand sheet Position: Floodplain   Form Flat, tabular laterally extensive sheets in non-levee settings with massive, often poorly...

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    Sand wedge

    By riverstyles on April 2, 2019
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    Sand wedge Position: Floodplain   Form Sandy deposits with wedge-shaped cross-section at channel margins in non-levee settings. Typically have...

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    Backswamp

    By riverstyles on April 2, 2019
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    Backswamp (distal floodplain, floodplain wetland, floodpond, floodplain lake) Position: Floodplain   Form The distal floodplain, at valley margins, is...

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    Flood runner

    By riverstyles on April 2, 2019
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    Flood runner Position: Floodplain   Form Relatively straight depression that occasionally conveys floodwaters. Tends to have a relatively uniform...

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    Flood channel (back channel)

    By riverstyles on April 2, 2019
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    Flood channel (back channel) Position: Floodplain   Form Low sinuosity subsidiary channel. Entrance height approximates bankfull stage. Commonly observed...

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    Crevasse splay (crevasse channel fill)

    By riverstyles on April 2, 2019
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    Crevasse splay (crevasse channel fill) Position:¬†Floodplain   Form A sediment tongue fed by a crevasse channel that breaches the...