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Fundamentals of Physical Geography

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James Petersen
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ISBN: 9781133606536
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2nd Edition
James Petersen
Publisher: CENGAGE L
ISBN: 9781133606536

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Chapter 7, Problem 19FQ
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Chapter 7, Problem 19FQ, FIGURE 7.19 Intense rainfall in arid regions can cause flash floods like this one in the Chihuahuan

FIGURE 7.19 Intense rainfall in arid regions can cause flash floods like this one in the Chihuahuan Desert of west Texas.

(a) The leading edge of the flash flood going down a previously dry channel. (b) Looking upstream about two minutes later.

What factors could cause floodwaters to rise so rapidly in a desert environment?

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