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A sloping layer of permeable rock sandwiched by 2 layers of impermeable rock. Water is under pressure.
The combination of adhesion and cohesion that allows water to travel up small spaces
a naturally formed underground chamber or series of chambers most commonly produced by dissolving limestone.
water that infiltrates the soil and is located in underground reservoirs called aquifers
a type of landscape in rainy regions where there is limestone near the surface, characterized by caverns, sinkholes, and valleys
the condition of having rainfall greater than the need for moisture when the soil is already saturated
the condition where plants draw water form the soil at times when the need for moisture is greater than the rainfall.
characteristic of materials through which water does not easily pass, such as clay and granite
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