Rivers Glossary

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

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)
  • 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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