river vocab

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  • Created by: amy penn
  • Created on: 03-03-14 20:25
drainage basin
the area of land drained by a river
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catchement area
the area within the drainage basin
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watershed
the edge of highland surrounding a drainage basin. it marks a boundary between 2 drainage basins
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source
the start of a river
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confluence
the point at which two rivers or streams join together.
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tributary
a stream or smaller river which joins a larger stream or la
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Card 2

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the area within the drainage basin

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catchement area

Card 3

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the edge of highland surrounding a drainage basin. it marks a boundary between 2 drainage basins

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Card 4

Front

the start of a river

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Card 5

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the point at which two rivers or streams join together.

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