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    Author(s): Thomas E. Lisle
    Date: 1990
    Source: In: M.G. Wolman and H.C. Riggs (ed.), Surface Water Hydrology, v. O-1, The Geology of North America, Geological Society of America. p. 311-314.
    Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
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    The Eel River draining the Coast Range of northwestern California has the highest recorded average suspended sediment yield per drainage area of any river of its size or larger unaffected by volcanic eruptions or active glaciers in the conterminous United States (1,720 t/km 2 yr from 9,390 km 2 ; Brown and Ritter, 1971).

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    Lisle, Thomas E. 1990. The Eel River, northwestern California; high sediment yields from a dynamic landscape. In: M.G. Wolman and H.C. Riggs (ed.), Surface Water Hydrology, v. O-1, The Geology of North America, Geological Society of America. p. 311-314.

    Keywords

    PSW4351, erosion, sediment transport, California, suspended sediment, sediment transporting porcess, hillslopes, channels, geology, hydrology, geomorphic

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