Autogenetic drainage
Autogenetic drainage Autogenetic drainage (Phys. Geog.) A system of natural drainage developed by the constituent streams through headwater erosion. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • autogenetic drainage — noun : drainage by streams whose courses have been determined solely by the conditions of the land surface over which they flow compare epigenetic drainage …   Useful english dictionary

  • Autogenetic — Au to*ge*net ic, a. (Biol.) 1. Relating to autogenesis; self generated. [1913 Webster] 2. (Phys. Geog.) Pertaining to, controlled by, or designating, a system of self determined drainage. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • epigenetic drainage — noun : drainage by streams whose courses have been determined by the conditions of an older land surface now eroded compare autogenetic drainage …   Useful english dictionary

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