Wetland draining caused by incision, oblique upstream view
Here the view is upstream. A clearly-defined headcut moves up through the channel, the water table is lowered as the channel incises, and the floodplain wetland becomes dry. Note formation of small terraces on both sides of the channel as it incises.
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Uploaded: Dec21 09
Last Modified: 2009-12-21 15:16:10