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Forming valleys from below

Surface water is known to shape the formation and growth of valleys and channels. However, in some geologic settings, groundwater seeping upwards is important for the development of channel networks.

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Figure 1: The Florida channel networks.

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Howard, A. Forming valleys from below. Nature Geosci 2, 165–166 (2009). https://doi.org/10.1038/ngeo447

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