Rivers Glossary

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

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)
  • 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 falls directly into the channel (7, 5)
  • when water reaches the soil without being used by vegitiation (7, 4)

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