Geography- rivers

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Describe the 7 processes of the water cycle
1) evaporation 2) transpiration 3) condensation 4) precipitation 5) surface flow 6) infiltration 7) ground water flow
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What is a tributary?
A smaller river that joins on to a larger river
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What is the watershed?
The boundary between 2 drainage basins marked by a ridge of high land
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What is the name of the beginning of a river?
The source
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What is the confluence?
The point at which 2 rivers join
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What is the name for the end of the river?
The mouth
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What is the drainage basin ?
The area which is drained by a river and its tributaries
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