Having an almost random drainage, often forming dendritic patterns.

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  • insequent — in|se|quent [auch ... kvɛnt] <zu ↑in... u. lat. sequens, Gen. sequentis, Part. Präs. von sequi »folgen«> keine Beziehung zum Schichtenbau der Erde habend (von Flussläufen; Geol.); Ggs. ↑konsequent …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

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