Flood plains are said to exist along the courses of rivers where in time of flood deposits are laid down on the flooded areas. Following such a flood plain up-stream the plain is said to become narrower till reduced to zero. In working along tributary ravines in Warren and Clarke Counties, Iowa, a different relation is noted that it appears to the writer should be emphasized.
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Tilton, John L.
"Notes on Conditions at the Head of Flood Plains,"
Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science, 26(1), 392-392.
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