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1. What is over land flow?

  • water in any form that comes from the clouds (e.g. - snow, rain, sleet, hail)
  • where the water goes up through the plants and is released into the air through the leaves
  • this happens when either the soil is impermeable or saturated and the water flows over the top of it
  • slow movement of water through the ground
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2. What can the drainage basin also be called?

  • The catchment area
  • the basin
  • the drainage base
  • river area

3. What do rivers do?

  • ERODE, TRANSPORT, DEPOSIT
  • MOVE, TRANSPORT, DEPOSIT
  • FLOW, ERODE, TRANSPORT
  • DEPOSIT, WATERFALLS, DEPOSIT

4. What is the confluence?

  • A small river joining the main one
  • The place where two rivers join
  • The place where three rivers join
  • A higher area of land

5. What is underground flow?

  • this is where plants, trees, or buildings collect the precipitation
  • slow movement of water through the ground
  • where the water filters through the ground and the tiny pores in the so
  • where the water is evaporated straight from the ground or from the sea

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