Rivers Glossary

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

Clues

  • all forms of moisture that reach the earths surface (13)
  • 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 falls directly into the channel (7, 5)
  • when water reaches the soil without being used by vegitiation (7, 4)

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