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Scour Hole (Geoform Type)

Component: Geoform

Unique Identifier: 105

Geoform Origin Geologic
Geoform Hole/Pit
Geoform Type Scour Hole

Definition A hole formed by the powerful and concentrated clearing and digging action of flowing air, water, or ice—especially the downward erosion by stream water (in sweeping away mud and silt on the outside curve of a bend) or during the time of a flood.