drowned river

drowned river
a former river inundated by a rise in sea level, now an estuary or covered by the sea

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

Игры ⚽ Нужен реферат?

Look at other dictionaries:

  • drowned river — marios statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Lagūna upės žiotyse Baltijos pajūryje, salų arba siaurų smėlio nerijų atskirta nuo jūros. atitikmenys: angl. brackish lagoon; drowned river; embayment; firth; lagoon; lido; liman; pond… …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • drowned river — limanas statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Į jūras įtekančių upių išplatėjusiose deltose ir nesalpinėse žemumose įdubęs arba pylimo skersai nuolydžio atribotas plotas, pavasarį prisipildantis polaidžio vandens arba dirbtinai… …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • River Fal — Flushing, from Fish Strand Quay, Falmouth, with rainbow Origin Goss Moor Mouth Carrick Roads …   Wikipedia

  • Drowned Out — is a 2002 documentary by Franny Armstrong about the Sardar Sarovar Project.[1] Shot over three years, Drowned Out follows one family’s stand against a government dam project which is set to destroy their home and their village. Contents 1 Plot 2… …   Wikipedia

  • River Cray — Confluence of the River Darent and the River Cray (right) on Crayford Marshes. Origin Orpington Pond TQ 468 668 …   Wikipedia

  • River Corrib — Looking north from the Salmon Weir Bridge in Galway Origin Lough Corrib, County Galway Mouth Claddagh, Galw …   Wikipedia

  • Drowned Lands — is a name sometimes given to seasonally flooded areas, or to areas flooded by reservoirs. Sometimes it is poetically applied to lands said to have been lost to the sea, such as Lyonesse. There are certain locations particularly identified with… …   Wikipedia

  • river — river1 riverless, adj. riverlike, adj. /riv euhr/, n. 1. a natural stream of water of fairly large size flowing in a definite course or channel or series of diverging and converging channels. 2. a similar stream of something other than water: a… …   Universalium

  • River Wharfe — Infobox River | river name = River Wharfe caption = Linton Falls, on the upper Wharfe near Grassington origin = Beckermonds, Langstrothdale Chase mouth = River Ouse at Wharfe s Mouth, near Cawood basin countries = England length = 97 km (60 mi)… …   Wikipedia

  • River Thames — Thames redirects here. For other uses, see Thames (disambiguation). Coordinates: 51°29′56″N 0°36′31″E / 51.4989°N 0.6087°E / 5 …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”