Definition of Interfluve

1. Noun. (geology) The region of higher land between two connected river valleys ¹



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Definition of Interfluve

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Interfluve

interfiled
interfiles
interfiling
interfinger
interfingered
interfingering
interfirm
interfix
interfixes
interfleet
interflow
interflowed
interflowing
interflows
interfluent
interfluve (current term)
interfluves
interfluvial
interfold
interfolded
interfolding
interfolds
interfoliaceous
interfoliate
interfollicular
interforce
interform
interfoveolar ligament
interframe
interframes

Literary usage of Interfluve

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1. Bulletin by Harvard University Museum of Comparative Zoology (1908)
"As uplift slackened and ceased, if other conditions remained unchanged, the later terrace plains would gradually become parallel with the interfluve surface ..."

2. Permafrost: Second International Conference, July 13-28, 1973 : USSR by Frederick J. Sanger, Peter J. Hyde (1978)
"... interfluve, permafrost is often found in shallow wet depressions. In deep and narrow gullies ..."

3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1910)
"... while roads of less importance enter certain smaller valleys and sidle in zigzags up the spurs to the farming villages on the interfluve hills, ..."

4. Irrigation Engineering by Herbert Michael Wilson (1909)
"By locating the headworks high up on the supply stream it is usually possible to reach the watershed or interfluve by the shortest possible diversion line. ..."

5. Irrigation Engineering by Herbert Michael Wilson (1909)
"By locating the headworks high up on the supply stream it is usually possible to reach the watershed or interfluve by the shortest possible diversion line. ..."

6. Practical Exercises in Physical Geography by William Morris Davis (1908)
"23. Make a list of the features which characterize the youthful stage in a cycle of erosion; the mature stage ; the old stage.] 26. Define : ยง 1, interfluve ..."

7. Bulletin of the Geographical Society of Philadelphia by Geographical Society of Philadelphia (1909)
"The blank interfluve areas would then indicate entire absence of white population and. to a very large degree, native population as well. ..."

8. Manual of Irrigation Engineering by Herbert Michael Wilson (1896)
"By locating the headworks high up on the supply stream it is usually possible to reach the water-shed or interfluve by the shortest possible diversion line. ..."

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