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Tidal Channel/Creek (Geoform Type)

Component: Geoform

Unique Identifier: 69

Geoform Origin Geologic
Geoform Channel
Geoform Type Tidal Channel/Creek

Definition Linear or sinuous body of water through which ebb-and-flood tidal movement takes place. Smaller tidal creeks often branch off of these features. Portions of tidal channels may be intertidal or completely subtidal.