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oxbow lake

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A crescent-shaped lake formed when a meander of a river or stream is cut off from the main channel.
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Noun1.oxbow lake - a crescent-shaped lake (often temporary) that is formed when a meander of a river is cut off from the main channeloxbow lake - a crescent-shaped lake (often temporary) that is formed when a meander of a river is cut off from the main channel
lake - a body of (usually fresh) water surrounded by land
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Similar battles have taken place on oxbow lakes up and down the Delta, but no current fight over water access is likely to have a bigger impact on so many hunters than what's taking place on Louisiana's Catahoula Lake.
Moon Lake is one of the northernmost oxbow lakes and is located 15 miles north of Clarksdale.
Meanwhile, pondering on a properly horny-cum-friendly sound, along my regular sunrise walks through the Towy Valley I pass two oxbow lakes, and there I have bonded with a duck I have yet to be formally introduced to.
The majority of oxbow lakes are formed by natural transformations such as erosion, flooding, or accumulation, with their curved, u-shape being their most prominent attribute (Obolewski 2011).
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These isolated segments eventually become the oxbow lakes and backwater wetlands that are scattered across the Delta landscape.
Besides, the residential part of the city is located in the valley of the River Lena with level terrain and numerous oxbow lakes.
Materials and Methods--Research was conducted during 2010 and 2011 on two oxbow lakes at Tishomingo NWR.
Zooplankton composition in five oxbow lakes from the Upper Jurua River, Acre State, Brazil
This study examined the cladoceran assemblages in three oxbow lakes of the Taquari River floodplain, near the transition between the plateau and the plain.
With bassist Simon Phillips and percussionist Nick Burton, The Orb set off on the album's orchestral dub voyages, including the supremely evocative Oxbow Lakes, here in its album version.