Rivers

Parts of river

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the area of land drained by a river
drainage basin
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the area within the drainage basin
catchment area
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the edge of highland surrounding a drainage basin. It marks the boundary between two drainage basins
watershed
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The beginning or start of a river
source
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the point at which two rivers or streams join
confluence
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a stream or smaller river which joins a larger stream or river
tributary
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the point where the river comes to the end, usually when entering a sea
mouth
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Card 2

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the area within the drainage basin

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catchment area

Card 3

Front

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

Back

Preview of the front of card 3

Card 4

Front

The beginning or start of a river

Back

Preview of the front of card 4

Card 5

Front

the point at which two rivers or streams join

Back

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