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Smoky Hill River-Walnut Creek drainage divide area landform origins in Gove, Trego, Lane, and Ness Counties, Kansas, USA

Abstract: The Smoky Hill River-Walnut Creek drainage divide area in Gove, Trego, Lane, and Ness Counties, Kansas was eroded by immense south-oriented floods. Flood waters were derived from a rapidly melting North American ice sheet and flowed south across Nebraska and into Kansas where headward erosion of deep valleys captured flood flow and diverted flood […]

Smoky Hill River-Walnut Creek drainage divide area landform origins in Ellis, Russell, Rush, and Barton Counties, Kansas, USA

Abstract: The Smoky Hill River-Walnut Creek drainage divide area in Ellis, Russell, Rush, and Barton Counties, Kansas is the drainage divide between the Missouri River drainage basin and the Arkansas River drainage basin and was eroded by immense south-oriented floods. Flood waters were derived from a rapidly melting North American ice sheet and flowed across […]