Wire basket filled with stones, used to stabilize streambanks and improve aquatic habitats. A stream embankment stabilization device consisting of connected wire baskets filled with rock, usually placed in a terraced formation. They can also be made by using two rows of heavy fencing with rock fill between them (two fence gabion). (Groins, sea walls, revetments, deflectors, and other structures can be made from gabions.)
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