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ESurf | Articles | Volume 8, issue 1
Earth Surf. Dynam., 8, 69–85, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-8-69-2020
© Author(s) 2020. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.
Earth Surf. Dynam., 8, 69–85, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-8-69-2020
© Author(s) 2020. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

Research article 28 Jan 2020

Research article | 28 Jan 2020

The destiny of orogen-parallel streams in the Eastern Alps: the Salzach–Enns drainage system

Georg Trost et al.

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The evolution of the drainage system in the Eastern Alps is inherently linked to different tectonic stages. This leads to a situation in which major orogen-parallel alpine rivers, such as the Salzach and the Enns, are characterized by elongated east–west-oriented catchments. We investigate the stability of present-day drainage divides and the stability of reconstructed paleo-drainage systems. Our results indicate a progressive stability of the network towards the present-day situation.
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