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incised meander

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Definition of incised meander in English:

noun

Geology
A river meander which has been cut abnormally deeply into the landscape because uplift of the land has led to renewed downward erosion by the river.
Example sentences
  • The meandering pattern will remain as a deep valley known as an incised meander.
  • There are several incised meanders along the middle course of the River Wye, near Chepstow, Gwent.

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