Anastomosed


Updated on 13/07/2018
Définition
Sens technique
Describes a set of intersecting channels in a wide floodplain, or a delta, well endowed with all kinds of distributaries and cut-offs separated by shoals. The term, borrowed from the medical language, is used in hydrology only as an adjective: we indeed speak of an anastomosed river
Source
According to AFB
Thématiques associées
Review status
Soumis au comité de relecture.