Geogrpahy, Water World

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hydraulic system

infiltration:

The water getting soaked up form the surface into soil or rocks. 

infiltration (http://www.liv.ac.uk/science_eng_images/swimmer/suds_infiltration_basin.gif)

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Percolation:

water running through the soil into the ground going very deep.

Movement of water into under lying rock.

 percolation (http://www.ikisan.com/Crop%20Specific/Eng/Images/ri.%20wm.%20Percolation.jpg)

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Ground water storage:

the water beneath the surface is stored after percolation

ground water storage (http://ga.water.usgs.gov/edu/graphics/wcgwstoragezones.gif)

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condensation:

when water vapour turns into clouds.

condensation (http://kefacoat.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/06/blue-water-drops-condensation-thumb1809120.jpg)

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water table:

the line between saturated ground and unsaturated ground.  Level of wich saturation occurs in a rock.

water table (http://www.environmental-courses.com/file.php/1/water_table_diagram.gif)

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Inputs and outputs:

Inputs:

anything that comes in the water cycle, such as precipitation.

Outputs:

anything that comes out the water cycle such as evaporation.

inputs,outputs (http://www.smartdraw.com/blog/images/smartdraw_weblog/watercycle.gif)

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Transfers/flows:

movement through the system flows (http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_1j25c1Xc3DI/TTwU4-ryTuI/AAAAAAAAAA0/QOrvfpLgsvk/s1600/water_cycle.jpg)

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Stores:

stores are places where for example water is kept/heldwater stores (http://thumbs.dreamstime.com/thumblarge_565/1292347432Gp5cBg.jpg)

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