Drainage Basin & Hydrological Cycle

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1. And finally, what is Transpiration?

  • The section of carved land into the landscape through which a river flows.
  • The return of water to the atmosphere by plants.
  • Water falling, under gravity, from the sky; there are 4 different forms of this, snow, hail, rain and sleet.
  • The downslope movement of water over the surface of the land towards the river channel.
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2. The area of highland forming the edge of a river basin

  • Watershed
  • Precipitation
  • Meander
  • Channel Flow

3. The gradual movement of water through the soil and into the ground below

  • Evaporation
  • Infiltration
  • Percolation
  • Transpiration

4. What is a drainage basin?

  • The change of state from water vapour, to a liquid when cooled.
  • The area of land drained by a river and all of it's tributaries.
  • Where a rive begins
  • The downslope movement of water over the surface of the land and into the river channel.

5. What is the term for the exact point at which 2 rivers meet?

  • Watershed
  • Source
  • Confluence
  • Mouth

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