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stream capture

noun, Geology
1.
piracy (def 3).
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  • We found no mention of possible stream capture in that earlier reference.
  • Drainage area, as determined from surface topography may differ from actual stream capture zone.
  • Lakes may be drained by stream capture or the breaching of low divides.
  • In the long term, stream capture by gravel pits is anear certainty.

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