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Robert F. Diffendal, Jr. 1982. Gully, scour hole, and pothole development at the base of the Gering Formation (Miocene?), southeastern Banner County, Nebraska. Contributions to Geology (University of Wyoming) 21(1): 1-6.


Several sediment-filled paleovalleys belonging to the Arikaree Group of Miocene (?) age occur in southeastern Banner County, Nebraska. One gully and a main paleovalley exhibit, respectively, erosional features like those in modern gullies in the area and like those on the bedrock floors of modern straight streams carrying an appreciable sediment load. Scour holes and a pothole on the valley floor of the main paleovalley are similar to those produced experimentally on the bed of a straight stream.