An alluvial deposit that forms by accretion inside an expanding loop of a river.
- Sediment deposited on the inside of the bend forms a point bar.
- Collinson also suggested that the units of low-angle cross-stratified conglomerate record either bar shifting within a braided system or the migration of a point bar in a gravel-bed meandering stream.
- The high I.V. of boxelder in a point bar dominated by cottonwood is an example of such a combination.
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