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Meade County Geohydrology

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Plate 5--Stream velleys in Meade County. A, Sand creek valley, northeast of Jones ranch. Pleistocene beds are exposed along the valley walls, and water-bearing alluvium occurs in the valley bottom. B, Natural levee built by a tributary of Crooked Creek, about halfway between Meade and Fowler (photograph by H.T.U. Smith).

Old black and white photos. Top photo shows water-filled stream moving past sharp valley wall. Bottom show gentle levee wall along small creek.

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Kansas Geological Survey, Geologic History of Kansas
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Web version February 2004. Original publication date Dec. 1942.