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6.1.5: Fluvial Environments (Chapter 9)

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    FluvialFan.jpg

    Figure \(\PageIndex{1}\): Fluvial Fan (Alaska)

    BraidedRiver.jpg

    Figure \(\PageIndex{2}\): Braided River (Alaska)

    AKRiverChannel.jpg

    Figure \(\PageIndex{3}\): Braided River (Alaska)

    PescaderoDunesInCreek.jpg

    Figure \(\PageIndex{4}\): Dunes migrating in a creek

    PescaderoDunesInCreek2.jpg

    Figure \(\PageIndex{5}\): Dunes migrating in a creek

    ScottAntidunes.jpg

    Figure \(\PageIndex{6}\): Antidunes in a creek

    PebbleScours.JPg

    Figure \(\PageIndex{7}\): Pebble scours

    FluvialXStrat.jpg

    Figure \(\PageIndex{8}\): Recent Alluvial Deposits (Terrace at Redrock State Park, CA)

    FluvialXStrat2.jpg

    Figure \(\PageIndex{9}\): Recent Alluvial Deposits (Terrace at Redrock State Park, CA)

    DVAlluvialSeds1.jpg

    Figure \(\PageIndex{10}\): Recent Alluvial Deposits (Death Valley, CA)

    DVFurnaceCreek.jpg

    Figure \(\PageIndex{11}\): Channel Erosion Due to Changing Base Level/Flow Speeds (Death Valley, CA)

    TroughXStrat3.jpg

    Figure \(\PageIndex{12}\): Ancient Trough Cross Stratification (two faces of the same rock)

    TroughMap.jpg

    Figure \(\PageIndex{13}\): Plan or Map View of Ancient Trough Cross Stratification

    TroughXStrat2.jpg

    Figure \(\PageIndex{14}\): Ancient Trough Cross Stratification

    TroughXStrat.jpg

    Figure \(\PageIndex{15}\): Ancient Trough Cross Stratification

    FluvialCycles.jpg

    Figure \(\PageIndex{16}\): Fining Upward Fluvial Cycles

    DVAlluvialSeds3.jpg

    Figure \(\PageIndex{17}\): Small Fining Upward Fluvial Cycle

    RedRockBarStrat.jpg

    Figure \(\PageIndex{18}\): Single set of cross strata in a planar bed

    AKRiverBarXStrat.jpg​​​​​​​

    Figure \(\PageIndex{19}\): Recent Fluvial Deposits (Alsek River, Alaska)


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