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A type of channel
Canali are “simple” channels (Komatsu et al. 1993; Fig. 1): they generally lack tributaries and extensive lateral flow deposits. Some canali display cutoff meanders (oxbows), abandoned channel segments, chute cutoff (Fig. 2), braiding, point bars (meander scroll ridges/scroll bars) and deltas, characteristics of erosion, and sediment transport. Localized braiding and the presence of levees along the length of some canali have been noted, which indicates that sediment was deposited there (Williams-Jones et al. 1998; Lang and Hansen 2006)....
KeywordsLevee Formation Lava Tube Native Sulfur Submarine Channel Sediment Gravity Flow
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