as geography drainage basin hydro logical cycle.

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what is a drainage basin?

when water falls as percipation, it begins a long journey on its way to a river-and eventually to the sea. this journey may take a few mintues, if it forms a flood on the surface.

or it might take hundreds of years-if not thousands of years as it passes through rocks deep underground . this waterery journey takes place in within an area of called a drainage basin.

the drainage basin is the area of land that is drained by a river and its tributarites. the movement of water within the drainage basin. 

the drainage basin acts as a largely


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