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Marais des Cygnes River-Little Osage River drainage divide area landform origins in Miami, Linn, and Bourbon Counties, Kansas, USA

Abstract: The Marais des Cygnes River-Little Osage River drainage divide area in Miami, Linn, and Bourbon Counties, Kansas was eroded by immense south-oriented floods. Flood waters were derived from a rapidly melting North American ice sheet and flowed into and across eastern Kansas, where systematic headward erosion of deep east-oriented valleys captured the flood flow […]

Little Osage River-Spring River drainage divide area area landform origins in Vernon, Barton, and Jasper Counties, Missouri, USA

Abstract: The Little Osage River-Spring River drainage divide area in Vernon, Barton, and Jasper Counties, Missouri is also the divide between the Missouri River drainage basin to the north and the Arkansas River drainage basin to the south. The Vernon, Barton, and Jasper Counties area was crossed by immense south-oriented floods derived from a rapidly […]

South Grand River-Little Osage River drainage divide area landform origins in Cass, Bates, and Vernon Counties, Missouri, USA

Abstract: The South Grand River-Little Osage River drainage divide area in Cass, Bates, and Vernon Counties, Missouri is located just east of the north-south oriented Kansas-Missouri state line and was eroded by immense south-oriented floods. Flood waters were derived from a rapidly melting North American ice sheet and were captured by headward erosion of deep […]