The impact of a major Quaternary river capture on the alluvial sediments of a beheaded river system, the Rio Alias SE Spain
AffiliationUniversity College Chester ; University of Liverpool ; University College Chester
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AbstractThis article discusses a major river capture event within the Sorbas Basin (c.70 ka) which created a situation whereby the Rio Alias abruptly lost c. 70% of its drainage area and this led to a significant modification of the fluvial system in both upstream and downstream zones on the capturing stream, and downstream on the beheaded system.
CitationGeomorphology, 2007, 84(3-4), pp. 344-356
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