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Document Type

Research

Abstract

A morphometric study was made of the adjoining drainage basins of east-flowing Old Man Creek and Clear Creek in Johnson and Iowa counties, Iowa. In terms of the parameters measured, these basins are essentially similar. They agree with "laws" for drainage basins proposed by Horton and are therefore "normal" rather than "misfit". Part of the Clear Creek basin was invaded by Iowan ice and this probably accounts for some abnormal data. Distinct longitudinal asymmetry and obviously steeper south valley walls are probably best explained by the differences in loess thickness on valley sides.

Publication Date

1964

Journal Title

Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science

Volume

71

Issue

1

First Page

304

Last Page

319

Copyright

© Copyright 1964 by the Iowa Academy of Science, Inc.

Language

EN

File Format

application/pdf

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