point bar

point bar
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  • Point bar — A point bar is a depositional feature of streams. Point bars are found in abundance in mature or meandering streams. They are crescent shaped and located on the inside of a stream bend. Point bars are composed of sediment that is well sorted and… …   Wikipedia

  • point bar — noun A ridge, formed from the accretion of sand or gravel, on the inside curve of a meander …   Wiktionary

  • point-bar —   gently sloping inner bank of a meander. The shorter distance around the inside of the bend requires a lower velocity and therefore deposition. Leads to the encroachment of the inner bend across the channel …   Geography glossary

  • point bar —    1) One of a series of low, arcuate ridges of sand and gravel developed on the inside of a growing meander by the slow addition of individual accretions accompanying migration of the channel toward the outer bank.    Compare: meander scroll.… …   Glossary of landform and geologic terms

  • point bar — n. Geology an alluvial deposit that forms by accretion on the inner side of an expanding loop of a river …   Useful english dictionary

  • point-bar deposit —    Sedimentation on the inside of a meander loop of a river or stream channel [16] …   Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology

  • Cobb Point Bar Light — 1912 photograph of Cobb Point Bar Light (USCG) Location off Cobb Island in the Potomac River at the mouth of the Wicomico River Coordinates …   Wikipedia

  • Bloody Point Bar Light — Infobox Lighthouse caption = Bloody Point Bar Light prior to 1960 fire (USCG) location = West of the southern end of Kent Island, Maryland coordinates = coord|38.833|N|76.391|W|type:landmark yearlit = 1882 automated = 1961 yeardeactivated =… …   Wikipedia

  • submerged point bar —    [ coast ]    The submerged extension of an exposed (subaerial) point bar.    SSS …   Glossary of landform and geologic terms

  • Point col — Le point en rouge est le point du graphe de la fonction associé à son unique point selle (0,0). En mathématiques, un point selle (en anglais saddle point) d une fonction f définie sur un produit cartésien …   Wikipédia en Français

  • point — 1) a narrow extension of land into the water, often sloping into deep water. Fish often congregate on and around points 2) tippet (the very end of a tapered leader that attaches to the fly in fly fishing. It is the same diameter along its length… …   Dictionary of ichthyology


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