Greatest Floods and Largest Rivers

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16 Scopus citations
Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationLarge Rivers
Subtitle of host publicationGeomorphology and Management
Number of pages10
ISBN (Electronic)9780470723722
ISBN (Print)9780470849873
StatePublished - Feb 13 2008


  • Bar surfaces and associated run-up layers
  • Cataclysmic flood landscapes
  • Glacial mega-floods
  • Glacially augmented rivers
  • Ice dam impounding
  • Scabland bedrock erosion
  • Sediment-charged floodwaters
  • Subglacial landscape development
  • Submarine aqueous origin
  • Watertransported boulders

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Earth and Planetary Sciences(all)

Cite this

Baker, V. R. (2008). Greatest Floods and Largest Rivers. In Large Rivers: Geomorphology and Management (pp. 65-74). Wiley-Blackwell.