1. Complex tangle of converging and diverging stream channels separated by sand bars or islands. Characteristic of flood plains where amount of debris is large in relation to discharge.
    Source: Leet, L. Don. 1982. Physical Geology, 6th Edition. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall
     
  2. A stream that divides into an interlacing or tangled network of several small branching and reuniting shallow channels separated from each other by branch islands or channel bars, resembling in plan the strands of a complex braid. Such an anastomosing stream is generally believed to indicate an inability to carry all of its load, such as an overloaded and aggrading stream flowing in a wide channel on a flood plain. AGI
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