Study Of Rivers

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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 the highland surrounding a drainage basin. It marks the boundry 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

Front

The area within the drainage basin.

Back

Catchment area

Card 3

Front

The edge of the highland surrounding a drainage basin. It marks the boundry 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

Preview of the front of card 5
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