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Little Blue River-Republican River drainage divide area landform origins in Nuckolls and Thayer Counties, Nebraska and Republic County, Kansas, USA

A geomorphic history based on topographic map evidence Abstract: Immense south-oriented floods eroded the Little Blue River-Republican River drainage divide area in Nuckolls and Thayer Counties, Nebraska and Republic County, Kansas. Flood waters were probably derived from a rapidly melting thick North American ice sheet. Flood waters were captured by headward erosion of the southeast-oriented […]

Platte River-Little Blue River drainage divide area landform origins in Hall, Hamilton, Adams, and Clay Counties, Nebraska, USA

A geomorphic history based on topographic map evidence Abstract: The Platte River-Little Blue River drainage divide area in Hall, Hamilton, Adams, and Clay Counties, Nebraska was eroded by massive south and southeast oriented floods, which were beheaded by Platte River valley headward erosion. Flood waters were probably derived from a rapidly melting North American ice sheet […]

Little Blue River-Republican River drainage divide area landform origins in Kearney, Adams, Franklin, and Webster Counties, Nebraska, USA

A geomorphic history based on topographic map evidence Abstract: The Little Blue River-Republican River drainage divide area in Kearney, Adams, Franklin, and Webster Counties, Nebraska was eroded by massive south and southeast oriented floods, which initially flowed to what was then the newly eroded Republican River valley, which had eroded headward into the region from […]