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Vocabulary Term Details

Riverbanks

Definition (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bank_%28geography%29)

In limnology, the study of inland waters, a stream bank or river bank is the terrain alongside the bed of a river, creek, or stream. Stream banks are of particular interest in fluvial geography, which studies the processes associated with rivers and streams and the deposits and landforms created by them. (Wikipedia)

Preferred Units: N/A

Scope Note:
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Broader TermsNarrower TermsRelated Terms
Fluvial landforms
N/AEmbankments
Riparian zones
Riverbank erosion
Riverbank protection
Rivers

This term is used for the following terms: 
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Approved Date
19-Nov-2013

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