Definitions for: Thalweg

[n] a line following the lowest points of a valley
[n] the middle of the chief navigable channel of a waterway that forms the boundary line between states

Webster (1913) Definition: Thal"weg`, n. [G., fr. thal valley + weg way. See
Dale; Way.] (Physiography)
(a) A line following the lowest part of a valley, whether
under water or not.
(b) The line of continuous maximum descent from any point on
a land surface, or that cutting all contours and angles.

See Also: bound, boundary, contour, contour line, edge

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