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Smoky Hill River-Ladder Creek drainage divide area landform origins in Wallace, Logan, Wichita, and Scott Counties, Kansas, USA

Abstract: The Smoky Hill River-Ladder Creek drainage divide area in Wallace, Logan, Wichita, and Scott Counties, Kansas was eroded by immense south and southeast oriented floods, with flood waters derived from a rapidly melting North American ice sheet. The Smoky Hill River valley eroded headward from what were then newly eroded Kansas and Missouri River valleys […]