Aquifers and Artesian basin

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a body of porous and permeable rock which is capable of storing water
aquifer
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an area of an open aquifer which allows the replenshment of water
recharge zone
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a large, syclial confined aquifer under hydrostatic pressure
artesian basin
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what holds water under hydrostatic pressure, which rises up a well when release
artesian well
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the surface that separats unsaturated rock and saturated
water table
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the pressure at a point in a body of water due to the weight of the overlying water
hydrostatic pressure
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an area of an open aquifer which allows the replenshment of water

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recharge zone

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a large, syclial confined aquifer under hydrostatic pressure

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Card 4

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what holds water under hydrostatic pressure, which rises up a well when release

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Card 5

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the surface that separats unsaturated rock and saturated

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