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Scour Hole (Geoform Type)

Component: Geoform

Unique Identifier: 105

Geoform Origin Geologic
Geoform Hole/Pit
Geoform Type Scour Hole

Definition A hole formed by the powerful and concentrated clearing and digging action of flowing air, water, or iceā€”especially the downward erosion by stream water (in sweeping away mud and silt on the outside curve of a bend) or during the time of a flood.