rivers and coasts key words

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  • Created on: 25-02-14 18:47
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    • hydrological cycle
    • evapotranspiration
    • precipitation
    • infiltration
    • percolation
    • throughflow
    • groundwater flow
    • surface runofff
    • channel flow
    • channel storage
    • groundwater storage (aquifer)
    • interception storage
    • surface storage
    • drainage basin
    • watershed
    • tributary
    • source
    • mouth
    • confluence
    • weathering
    • freeze-thaw weathering (mechanical)
    • carbonation weathering (chemical)
    • biological weathering
    • river couse
    • hydraulic action
    • corrasion
    • attrition
    • corrosion
    • traction
    • saltation
    • suspension
    • solution
    • meanders
    • ox-bow lakes
    • flood plains
    • levees
    • deltas
    • river discharge
    • lag time
    • reservoir
    • destructive waves
    • wave-cut notch
    • wave-cut platform
    • stack
    • stump
    • headland
    • mass movement
    • cove
    • constructive waves
    • swash
    • fetch
    • backwash
    • longshore drift
    • spit
    • bar

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