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The Deschutes is a "peculiar" dammed river in Oregon. Its dramatic juxtaposition of geology, topography, and weather provides a digital textbook of landforms and geomorphic tactics revealing Quaternary, Holocene, and extremely contemporary occasions of sizeable value. alongside the energetic volcanism and tectonism, the current riverine panorama displays this episodic geomorphic background, as remnants of fluviatle positive factors, large bars and boulders, mantle the panorama. A extraordinary River: Geology, Geomorphology, and Hydrology of the Deschutes River, Oregon tells a desirable tale a few "striking, occasionally intimidating, panorama that serves to question generalities and is a laboratory during which to review designated landforms and the approaches that produce them."Content:
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Reidel and P. R. Hooper, pp. 187-198, 1989. Stearns, H. S. Geol. Surv. Water Supply Paper 637-D, pp. 125-220, 1931. , Sedimentation problems in river basins, Nature and Resources, 19, 10-21, 1983. Taylor, E. , Volcanic history and tectonic development of the central High Cascade Range, Oregon, /. Geophys. , 95, 19,611-19,622, 1990. Tolan, T. , S. P. Reidel, M. H. , Revisions to the estimates of the areal extent and volume of the Columbia River Basalt Group, in Volcanism and Tectonism in the Columbia River Flood-Basalt Province, Geol.
Between Benham Falls and Bend, average annual irrigation diversions are about 2 5 to 3 0 m /s. 2 m /s is lost through stream leakage, or direct infiltration of water from the channel to groundwater. 7 m /s. Between Bend and the downstream gage at Culver (RM 121), the river gains approximately 13 m /s from groundwater discharge. 3 m /s, approximately 2 1 . 4 m /s (81%) of which originates as groundwater. Downstream from the Culver gage there is a series of dams and reservoirs (the Pelton-Round Butte Complex) extending to R M 100.
Inv. Map 1-2683, scale 1:100,000, in press. Smith, G. D. , Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon, 1986. Smith, G. , The influence of explosive volcanism on fluvial sedimentation-the Deschutes Formation (Neogene) of central Oregon, J. Sed. , 57, 613-619, 1987a. Smith, G. , Geologic map of the Seekseequa Junction and a por tion of the Metolius Bench quadrangles, Jefferson County, Oregon, State of Oregon Dept. Geol. Min. Ind. Geol. Map Ser. GMS-44, Portland, Oregon, 1987b. , A field guide to depositional processes and facies geometry of Neogene continental volcaniclastic rocks, Deschutes basin, central Oregon, Oregon Geol, 53(1), 3-20, 1991.
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