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Discover Meander Scar

Meander Scar Discovered!

Meander Scar Technical Terms

Meander Scar: (a) A crescent-shaped, concave or linear mark on the face of a bluff or valley wall, produced by the lateral erosion of a meandering stream which impinged upon and undercut the bluff; if it’s no longer adjacent to the modern stream channel it indicates an abandoned route of the stream. SW; (b) (not recommended – refer to oxbow) An abandoned meander, commonly filled in by deposition and vegetation, but still discernable. GG

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