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Explain Drainage Pattern

Drainage Pattern Explained!

Drainage Pattern Technical Terms

Drainage Pattern: The configuration or arrangement, in plan view, of stream courses in an area, including gullies or first-order channelized flow areas, higher order tributaries, and main streams. Drainage pattern is related to local geologic materials and structure, geomorphologic features, and geomorphic history of an area; major drainage pattern types include dendritic, trellis, artificial, etc. Also called drainage network. SW, GG, WA

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