Abandoned Channel of the Missouri River

Abandoned Channel of the Missouri River

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An abandoned channel is a former channel that has been disassociated from the main stream channel as a result of the river changing shape and form over time. They typically do not contain water in them for most of the year however, in cases of severe floods, they can serve as additional space for water to flow. Most of the abandoned channels that I could find were located along tributaries of the Missouri River where the water line has been altered greatly over time. Erosion processes that once occurred are what once formed the channels. This site along St. Johns Creek, when flooded could potentially serve as a site for overflow to reduce flooding.

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