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Fundamentals of Physical Geography

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James Petersen
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James Petersen
ISBN: 9781133606536
Textbook Problem

Although this is not a tectonically active region, how would the river change if it experienced tectonic uplift?

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Healthy green vegetation appears red on color infrared images, here showing the Red River and Smith Island, Louisiana.

Campti, Louisiana

Scale 1:62,500

Contour interval = 20 ft

U.S. Geological Survey

To determine

The way in which the river would change if it experiences tectonic uplift, although this is not a tectonically-active region.

Explanation

Though the area given in the map is tectonically inactive, on assuming the region to be tectonically uplifted, certain changes take place to the stream and its associated features. The upliftment drops the sea level-base level...

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