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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...
- especially in the Mississippi River Delta. A bayou is frequently an anabranch or minor braid of a braided channel that is moving much slower than the...
- total stretch bounding Greater London (and Spelthorne), east and (through anabranch ditches) Buckinghamshire, west. Specifically, it p****es between West Hyde...
- North, Colin P. "Recognition of the Sedimentary Architecture of Dryland Anabranching (Anastomosing) Rivers". Journal of Sedimentary Research. 77 (11): 925–938...
- near Ontario Lacus on Saturn's moon Titan. Lakes portal Wetlands portal Anabranch Bayou Billabong Fallacy regarding formation of point bars Resaca (channel)...
- Medway, are in Tandridge District, in east Surrey. The River Colne and its anabranch, the Wraysbury River, make a brief appearance in the north of the county...
- basin of the port of Hamburg, Germany, connected with the Norderelbe anabranch of River Elbe. It is located between the promontories of Köhlbrandhöft...
- term anabranch is used to refer to a distributary that diverts from the main course of the river and rejoins it later. In North America an anabranching river...
- formed by the Brahmaputra River in the south and the Kherkutia Xuti, an anabranch of the Brahmaputra, joined by the Subansiri River in the north. Mājuli...