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Descriptor in English: Delta
Descriptor in Spanish: Delta
Descriptor in Portuguese: Delta
Descriptor in French: Delta (D'un Fleuve)
Entry term(s): River Mouth
Tree number(s): SP8.473.654.482.092
Scope note: Triangular configuration of a section of coast open to the sea, created by the alluvial deposits at the mouth of a river, often, but not always, traversed by its branches. Example: the Nile delta. (Material V - Gunn, S.W.A. Multilingual Dictionary of Disaster Medicine and International Relief, 1990)
DeCS UI: 35023
Descriptor UI: DDCS035023
Delta - Preferred
Concept UI FD00060886
Scope note Triangular configuration of a section of coast open to the sea, created by the alluvial deposits at the mouth of a river, often, but not always, traversed by its branches. Example: the Nile delta. (Material V - Gunn, S.W.A. Multilingual Dictionary of Disaster Medicine and International Relief, 1990)
Preferred term Delta
Entry term(s) River Mouth



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