Definition of anabranch. Meaning of anabranch. Synonyms of anabranch

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Definition of anabranch

anabranch
Billabong Bil"la*bong`, n. [Native name.] In Australia, a blind channel leading out from a river; -- sometimes called an anabranch. This is the sense of the word as used in the Public Works Department; but the term has also been locally applied to mere back-waters forming stagnant pools and to certain water channels arising from a source.
Anabranch
Anabranch An"a*branch, n. [Anastomosing + branch.] A branch of a river that re["e]nters, or anastomoses with, the main stream; also, less properly, a branch which loses itself in sandy soil. [Australia] Such branches of a river as after separation reunite, I would term anastomosing branches; or, if a word might be coined, anabranches, and the islands they form branch islands. --Col. Jackson.

Meaning of anabranch from wikipedia

- An anabranch is a section of a river or stream that diverts from the main channel or stem of the watercourse and rejoins the main stem downstream. Local...
- The Great Darling Anabranch, commonly called the Darling Anabranch, is an anabranch and ancestral path of the Darling River in the lower Murray-Darling...
- Louisiana, Arkansas and Texas being famous for them. A bayou is frequently an anabranch or minor braid of a braided channel that is moving much slower than the...
- basin of the port of Hamburg, Germany, connected with the Norderelbe anabranch of River Elbe. It is located between the promontories of Köhlbrandhöft...
- longer floods in Egypt since the completion of the Aswan Dam in 1970. An anabranch river, the Bahr el Zeraf, flows out of the Nile's Bahr al Jabal section...
- course. Wetlands portal Billabong, Australian term for an oxbow lake Anabranch Bayou Fallacy regarding formation of point bars Resaca (channel) Secondary...
- Wakool River, an anabranch of the Edward River that is part of the Murray River catchment within the Murray-Darling basin, is located in the western Riverina...
- River (New South Wales), an anabranch of the Murray River, Australia; to the north Little Murray River (Victoria), an anabranch of the Murray River, Australia;...
- it merges with the Bahr el Ghazal and there forms the White Nile. An anabranch river called Bahr el Zeraf flows out of the Bahr al-Jabal at and flows...
- The Little Murray River, an anabranch of the Murray River and part of the Murray-Darling basin, is located in the Mallee district of north western Victoria...
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