Question

_______ drainage pattern develops where hard and soft rocks exists parallel to each other.

A

Dendritic

B

Rectangular

C

Trellis

D

Radial

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Solution

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Correct option is
C

Trellis

A trellis drainage pattern : Occurs where sub parallel streams erode a valley along the strike of less resistant formations. These beds are usually steeply dipping and may be part of a fold system. The tributaries often intersect at right angles where a notch called a water gap cuts through a harder formation.

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