zone of saturation
Area where the spaces in sediment and rock are completely filled with water
water within the zone of saturation
the upper limit of the zone of saturation
zone of aeration
the area above the water table
percentage of total volume of rock that has pore spaces
ability of a material to transmit fluid
impermeable layers like clay that stop water
rock layer that can transmit water freely
natural flows of groundwater
springs that have hot water
hot springs where water is ejected with great force
hole bored into the zone of saturation
effect where the water table around the well is lowered
cone of depression
conical depression in the water table
any situation where water rises higher than was initially found
icicle rocks on ceilings
icicle rocks on floors
areas that have been shaped dramatically by groundwater
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