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a)  <b>Waimakariri</b> <b>River</b> and narrow constriction at the <b>Waimakariri</b> Gorge. b) ...
Published: 01 December 2003
Fig. 9. a) Waimakariri River and narrow constriction at the Waimakariri Gorge. b) Rakaia River and narrow constriction at Rakaia Gorge.
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▴ 1926 photograph of the <b>Waimakariri</b> <b>River</b> overflowing its banks in Christc...
Published: 01 November 2011
Figure 2. ▴ 1926 photograph of the Waimakariri River overflowing its banks in Christchurch. ( Te Ara Encyclopedia of New Zealand 2010 .)
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a)  Contours along the <b>Waimakariri</b> <b>River</b>. Note 1) that the coastal zone is ...
Published: 01 December 2003
Fig. 11. a) Contours along the Waimakariri River. Note 1) that the coastal zone is progradational; 2) the zone of null erosion or knick point, 3) valley entrenchment which increases landwards of the knick point due to tectonic uplift. Note also how the valley tapers seaward. b) Longitudinal
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Progradational coastline of Pegasus Bay.  a)  <b>Waimakariri</b> <b>River</b> mouth looki...
Published: 01 December 2003
Fig. 15. Progradational coastline of Pegasus Bay. a) Waimakariri River mouth looking westward towards Southern Alps. The river ceases to be braided 4 km inland of the shoreline. b) Waimakariri River mouth looking south towards Banks Peninsula. c) Sandy shoreline of progradational coastline
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—(A) Contours along the <b>Waimakariri</b> <b>River</b>. Note the progradational coastal ...
Published: 01 August 1994
Figure 5 —(A) Contours along the Waimakariri River. Note the progradational coastal zone, the zone of minimal erosion (knickpoint), and the valley entrenchment that increases landward of the knickpoint due to isostatic uplift. Also note how the valley tapers seaward. The contour interval
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Published: 01 January 1995
Environmental and Engineering Geoscience (1995) I (4): 427-488.
... flooding, variable foundation conditions, slope instability on the Port Hills, and coastal erosion. The Waimakariri River with its catchment in the Southern Alps, regularly flooded Christchurch prior to stopbank construction and river realignment, which began shortly after the city was established in 1850...
Journal Article
Published: 01 December 2003
Bulletin of Canadian Petroleum Geology (2003) 51 (4): 389-425.
...Fig. 9. a) Waimakariri River and narrow constriction at the Waimakariri Gorge. b) Rakaia River and narrow constriction at Rakaia Gorge. ...
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Journal Article
Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 May 1982
GSA Bulletin (1982) 93 (5): 433-449.
... glaciers, especially of Jacks Stream and Ferintosh ages, are common to the south. In some areas, rock glaciers that have long been inactive have recently been reactivated. Data from moraines in the Waimakariri Drainage and the Mount Cook, Cameron Valley, and Rakaia River areas improve previous correlations...
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—Regional profiles of the major <b>rivers</b> of the Canterbury Plains and regiona...
Published: 01 August 1994
the retrogradational coast of Canterbury Bight; the Waimakariri River is from the regressive coast of Pegasus Bay. Aggradation is occurring at 20–24 km on the Waimakariri River, causing the river profile to be higher than the adjacent profile of the plains.
Journal Article
Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 January 2007
GSA Bulletin (2007) 119 (1-2): 116-125.
... to process the sediment. One of the most obvious effects of a large sediment pulse is a change in channel form. Griffiths (1979) noted channel aggradation, followed by incision and entrenchment on the Waimakariri River in New Zealand following increased sediment pulses from bank erosion. Beschta (1984...
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Series: SEPM Special Publication
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.2110/sepmsp.097.009
EISBN: 9781565763074
..., and anastomosing (?) channels in a reach of the Waimakariri River, south island, New Zealand (photo courtesy of Stan Schumm). Table 1. Width to thickness ratio and CDP for a few Holocene river deposits. FIGURE 3. A range of alluvial channel patterns for A) bed-load channels, B) mixed-load...
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—Pegasus Bay coastline. (a) Progradational coastline of Pegasus Bay looking...
Published: 01 August 1994
Figure 2 —Pegasus Bay coastline. (a) Progradational coastline of Pegasus Bay looking north from Banks Peninsula. Avon-Heathcote estuary is in foreground. The visible coastline is dominantly medium-grained sand supplied by the Waimakariri River. The southward projection of the spit in front
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Cross sections along the highstand progradational coast of Pegasus Bay, nor...
Published: 01 December 2003
Fig. 14. Cross sections along the highstand progradational coast of Pegasus Bay, north of Waimakariri River mouth. Stratigraphy modified from Shulmeister and Kirk (1993) ; surfaces and sequence stratigraphic terminology from this study.
Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 August 1994
AAPG Bulletin (1994) 78 (8): 1240-1256.
...Figure 5 —(A) Contours along the Waimakariri River. Note the progradational coastal zone, the zone of minimal erosion (knickpoint), and the valley entrenchment that increases landward of the knickpoint due to isostatic uplift. Also note how the valley tapers seaward. The contour interval...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 July 2003
Journal of Sedimentary Research (2003) 73 (4): 531-545.
...Andrew D. Miall; Brian G. Jones Abstract The Hawkesbury Sandstone has long been assumed to represent the deposits of a large braided river system, comparable in style and magnitude with the modern Brahmaputra River of Bangladesh. Such an interpretation is based mainly on the common occurrence...
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A.  Elevation of eroding cliffs along the coast of Canterbury Bight from Ti...
Published: 01 December 2003
to demonstrate the fan-shaped morphology of the fans, with small rivers occupying interfan depressions (e.g. Selwyn River). Convex, fan-shaped surfaces have been dissected by the Rangitata, Rakaia and Waimakariri rivers.
Journal Article
Published: 01 August 2006
Journal of Sedimentary Research (2006) 76 (8): 1049-1055.
... . Wolman , M.G. , 1939 , A method of sampling coarse river bed material : American Geophysical Union, Transactions , v. 35 , p. 951 – 956 . Figure 6 Inclination index, calculated using pairs of points only within 20 individual pebbles, versus angle for the Waimakariri A site. The curves...
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Journal: Geology
Published: 01 April 2007
Geology (2007) 35 (4): 347-350.
... in eastern North America since the Last Glacial Maximum : Ecology , v. 72 , no. 6 pp. 2038 - 2056 doi: 10.2307/1941558. Reinfelds , I. , and Nanson , G.C. , 1993 , Formation of braided river floodplains, Waimakariri River, New Zealand : Sedimentology , v. 40 pp. 1113 - 1127 doi...
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Journal Article
Published: 08 May 2018
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (2018) 108 (3B): 1683-1694.
... liquefaction at Kaiapoi following the 2010 Darfield earthquake and former channels of the Waimakariri River , Eng. Geol. 125 , no.  27 , 45 – 55 . Surface manifestations were generally found to comprise cracking of the ground‐surface and localized linear arrays of sand boils orientated subparallel...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.1144/GSL.SP.2007.277.01.12
EISBN: 9781862395251
...., Fort Collins, CO, USA). (c) North Canadian River near Guymon, OK; a braided point-bar stream on the semiarid Great Plains (modified from Brice 1982 ; 1966 USDA photo). (d) Waimakariri River, South Island, New Zealand; braided river with a high degree of braiding and mostly bars. Fig. 9...
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