Rivers Glossary

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G X L L F P K E S A A S X E V P N J A J D
S W D K D A G M D J W S N G E O D L L M A
Q N B X S V D P U O N W P R I Y L W O G Q
D O M R P W K L L U R L C T I O O G O R F
D I W Q G M D F V H H I A R W T N M B V V
R T Q R X A E T V N L R G S R U R R I B P
A A D E R S G U F A O T W K W J Q I Q Y E
I T X C A P U V T P Y A C Y V M F V G T L
N I X B U K V I A X T R N U F G X E E G V
A P L P K G O V V E I W U W V B D R Q V N
G I Y K Y N E I R B X S W Y T Q I D A L B
E C E V A P O T R A N S P I R A T I O N R
B E M I R S H E C W E F Q K X V K S S S L
A R U J F R D A M U D E U N J S B C K R G
S P A Q O N D J W G I Y F O O O U H K T I
I W V U P E X K Y P T O F C H H X A W L H
N V G T D L U Q S W U V L I Q U C R H M V
F H U I N F I L T R A T I O N G U G U L S
B R T H R O U G H F A L L D X H R E J J U
U C X C F R R Q D S O C B V N B K P T G K
J K S B I K K E H H T N D U L A F O A S F

Clues

  • all forms of moisture that reach the earths surface (13)
  • permeable (6, 5, 7)
  • the area drained by one river and its tributaries (8, 5)
  • the downwards movement of water into the rock layer (11)
  • the evaporation of water due to the respiration of vegitation (18)
  • the total volume of water passing a gauging station over a given time, measured in cumecs (5, 9)
  • transformation of water drops into water vapour (11)
  • water soaking into the soil (12)
  • water that gradually flows into a river from previous rainfall through roots such as tributaries (4, 4)
  • when water reaches the soil without being used by vegitiation (7, 4)

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