Radial Drainage               
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Roger Weller, geology instructor 
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wellerr@cochise.edu)  3/21/18         7 views 

    
When several streams in the same all seem to be flow away from each other,
this is known as radial drainage.  The central position from which the streams
flow is a high position such as a hill or mountain.


example 1- Northern Utah
width of view:  8.4 miles 


latitude:  41.328     longitude:  -114.982   
photo credits:  Google Earth

example 2- Southeastern Colorado
width of view:


latitude:  37.161     longitude:  -103.281   
photo credits:  Google Earth

example 3- Texas
width of view:  7 miles

latitude:  30.608     longitude:  -102.908   
photo credits:  Google Earth

example 4- Montana
width of view:  41 miles

latitude:  46.032     longitude:  -110.269   
photo credits:  Google Earth, Landsat/Copernicus

example 5- New Mexico
width of view:  7 miles

latitude:  36.707     longitude:  -103.866   
photo credits:  Google Earth

example 6- Australia
width of view:  2.2 miles


latitude:  -21.371     longitude:  137.713   
photo credits:  Google Earth, Digital Globe, Cnes/Spot Image

example 7- Australia
width of view:  2.2 miles

latitude:  -21.383     longitude:  137.754  
photo credits:  Google Earth, Cnes/Spot Image

Just credit photos to Google Earth/Cochise College.
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