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hydrological cycle
The hydrological cycle is also known as the water cycle
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Drainage basin
the area of land drained by a river.
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Catchment area
the area within the drainage basin
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Watershed
the edge of highland surrounding a drainage basin. It marks the boundary between two drainage basins.
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Source
The beginning or start of a river.
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Confluence
the point at which two rivers or streams join.
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Tributary
a stream or smaller river which joins a larger stream or river.
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Mouth
the point where the river comes to the end, usually when entering a sea.
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Card 2

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the area of land drained by a river.

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Drainage basin

Card 3

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the area within the drainage basin

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Card 4

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the edge of highland surrounding a drainage basin. It marks the boundary between two drainage basins.

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Card 5

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The beginning or start of a river.

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