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2. What is the river channel?

  • a collection of channels that make up the drainage basin
  • sum of all the lengths of the river + area of the drainage basin
  • the route rivers flow
  • where the river flows into the sea or a lake

3. What is condensation?

  • The process of water vapour changing to a liquid
  • Water molecules rising
  • The process of liquid changing to a vapour
  • Water seeping into the ground

4. What is evapotranspiration?

  • where the sea is evaporated into the sky
  • the process by which water is transferred from the land to the atmosphere by evaporation from the soil and other surfaces and by transpiration from plants.
  • where water vapour changes to a liquid
  • When leaves release water into the atmosphere

5. What is transpiration?

  • this happens when either the soil is impermeable or saturated and the water flows over the top of it
  • When plants take water through their roots and release it through leaves
  • where the water is evaporated straight from the ground or from the sea
  • where the water filters through the ground and the tiny pores in the soil

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