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overbank

(ˈəʊvəˌbæŋk)
n
a deposit of sediment on the flood plain of a river
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Glacial action does not appear to be a necessary condition to produce linear segments, since the P/log D plot for a subsoil overbank deposit from NSW also consisted of two linear segments (Fig.
Moreover, the comparatively high proportion of overbank deposits relative to inchannel deposits designates a broad floodplain across which the channel meandered, or a rapid floodplain aggradation rate relative to the frequency of channel avulsion.
Later they interpreted the clayey deposits of the Gauja RS (clays of the Lode Fm.) as the overbank deposits and delta plain lakes (Ponten & Plink-Bjorklund 2009).
Lithofacies Association Depositional environment Depositional System D Fluvial channel Meander channels Lateral bars Upper flow regime channel Levee deposits C Swamps Aluvial flooding flat Overbank deposits Crevasse splay B3 Supratidal zone idal Flat B2 Intertidal zone B1 Subtidal zone A Coastal lagoons Lagoon Table 3.
Areas to be remediated comprise the OU4-Conrad Tailings, a 28-acre tailing location with about 12 acres of contamination around its perimeter and downstream sediment, overbank deposits and floodplain and a county road right-of-way.
Crevasse-splay sandstones make up less than ~10% of the thickness of overbank deposits below 781 m and 30-50% of their thickness above this level.
Nunnally, "Definition and identification of channel and overbank deposits and their respective roles in flood plain formation," The Professional Geographer, vol.
A cylinder-shaped log motif is indicative of abandoned channels; a bell-shape motif is indicative of point bar deposits and symmetrical to extremely serrated log motifs are indicative of fine-grained overbank deposits. The petrophysical properties of the Warchha.
Andrew Miall's chapter on alluvial deposits deconstructs river systems into the essential architectural elements of channels, bedforms, and overbank deposits, such as levees and crevasse splays.
A 35 m core recovered from the floodplain of Raccoon Creek at Granville contains 22+ m of lacustrine and overbank deposits above wood dated to 15,620 [+ or -] 110 yrs BP (Beta-91907).
The fossiliferous beds, from the Castor Creek Member of the Fleming Formation, are fluvial overbank deposits including fossil soils (Jones et al.