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The area name near the source of the river
Upper Course
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The area name near the mouth of the river
Lower Course
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Where the river opens up to the sea
The Mouth
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The area of land drained by a river and it's tributaries
Drainage Basin
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A smaller river that joins a larger river
Tributary
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The total length of all the streams in the basin divided by the total area of the basin
Drainage Density
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The boundary between 2 drainage basins marked with a ridge of high land
Watershed
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The area in which a river begins
Source
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The point at which 2 rivers join
Confluence
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Card 2

Front

The area name near the mouth of the river

Back

Lower Course

Card 3

Front

Where the river opens up to the sea

Back

Preview of the front of card 3

Card 4

Front

The area of land drained by a river and it's tributaries

Back

Preview of the front of card 4

Card 5

Front

A smaller river that joins a larger river

Back

Preview of the front of card 5
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