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27 terms
river basin
river basin
estuary
water sheds
ground water
An area of land that drains into a major river
A habitat in which the fresh water of a river meets the salt…
the land area that supplies water to a river system
underground water that is held in the soil and in pervious ro…
river basin
An area of land that drains into a major river
estuary
A habitat in which the fresh water of a river meets the salt…
11 terms
River Basins
Estuary
River Basin
Watershed
Groundwater
a semi-enclosed area where fresh water from a river meets sal…
drainage area of a river
all the land drained by the a river, stream, or lake
the water found in cracks and pores in sand, gravel, and rock…
Estuary
a semi-enclosed area where fresh water from a river meets sal…
River Basin
drainage area of a river
10 terms
River Basin
Ecological footprint
vegetative buffer
non point
source pollution
Land and water area appropriated by each nation as a resource…
plants and trees surrounding a river, stream or body of water
water pollution that does not have a specific point of origin
Nonpoint
Ecological footprint
Land and water area appropriated by each nation as a resource…
vegetative buffer
plants and trees surrounding a river, stream or body of water
10 terms
River Basin
estuary
river basin
watershed
groundwater
A semi enclosed area where fresh water from a river meets sal…
drainage area of a river.
All the land rained by a river stream or lake.
the water found in cracks and pores in sand gravel and rocks…
estuary
A semi enclosed area where fresh water from a river meets sal…
river basin
drainage area of a river.
11 terms
River Basin
Source
Tributary
Confluence
Floodplain
Where a river starts, often high up
A smaller river flowing into a larger river
Where two rivers meet (think conference-meeting)
A flat area either side of the river, that floods when the ri…
Source
Where a river starts, often high up
Tributary
A smaller river flowing into a larger river
14 terms
River Basin
Fresh Water
Surface Water
Glaciers
Ground water
water that has very little salt in it
Water above the surface of the land, including lakes, rivers,…
huge, slow moving sheets of ice
underground water that is held in the soil and in pervious ro…
Fresh Water
water that has very little salt in it
Surface Water
Water above the surface of the land, including lakes, rivers,…
38 terms
River Basin
Adhesion
Adhesive Forces
Buoyancy
Capillary Action
An attraction between molecules of different substances
intermolecular forces that bind a substance to a surface
Ability to float
A proccess powered by adhesion that causes water molecules to…
Adhesion
An attraction between molecules of different substances
Adhesive Forces
intermolecular forces that bind a substance to a surface
15 terms
River basin
estuary
river basin
water shed
ground water
the tidal mouth of a large river, where the tide meets the st…
A river basin is the portion of land drained by a river and i…
an area or ridge of land that separates waters flowing to dif…
water held underground in the soil or in pores and crevices i…
estuary
the tidal mouth of a large river, where the tide meets the st…
river basin
A river basin is the portion of land drained by a river and i…
13 terms
River Basin
River Basin
Watershed
Groundwater
Ecosystem
RiverBasins the land that water flows across or under on its…
areas of land around a smaller river, stream or lake
water held underground in the soil or in pores and crevices i…
a biological community of interacting organisms and their phy…
River Basin
RiverBasins the land that water flows across or under on its…
Watershed
areas of land around a smaller river, stream or lake
9 terms
River Basin
headwater
divide
channel
tributaries
source of the river
separates watershed
path of a river
a stream that flows into a river
headwater
source of the river
divide
separates watershed
9 terms
River Basin
Source
Tributary
Confluence
River mouth
Place where river begins-upland area.
A small stream that joins onto the main river channel.
Where a tributary meets the main river channel.
Where a river enters the sea.
Source
Place where river begins-upland area.
Tributary
A small stream that joins onto the main river channel.
25 terms
River Basin
River Basin
Groundwater
Estuary
Sedement
A large area that drains into a large river; there are 17 in NC
The water found in cracks and pores in sand, gravel, and rock…
A semi-enclosed area where freshwater from a river meets salt…
Eroded soil particles that wash or blow into rivers
River Basin
A large area that drains into a large river; there are 17 in NC
Groundwater
The water found in cracks and pores in sand, gravel, and rock…
14 terms
River Basin
Transpiration
Evaporation
Vegetation Storage
Precipitation
Evaporation of water from my plant leaves
Liquid water turned into vapour when energy is given from sun…
Water intercepted and stored by plants
Water in any form that falls from atmosphere to surface of Ea…
Transpiration
Evaporation of water from my plant leaves
Evaporation
Liquid water turned into vapour when energy is given from sun…
20 terms
The River Basin
Source
tributary
confluence
water shed
the furthest point on a river from the mouth
a small river which flows into the main river channel
is the point where two rivers meet
highland at the edge of the river basin, separates one river…
Source
the furthest point on a river from the mouth
tributary
a small river which flows into the main river channel
9 terms
River Basin
What is a river?
What is the name of the place where a…
Where does a river ends?
What is a system?
A river is a large stream of flowing water
A river begins at the headeater
A river end's at the mouth
Where all the parts work together
What is a river?
A river is a large stream of flowing water
What is the name of the place where a…
A river begins at the headeater
11 terms
River Basins
Estuary
River Basin
Watershed
Groundwater
a semi-enclosed area where fresh water from a river meets sal…
drainage area of a river
all the land drained by the a river, stream, or lake
the water found in cracks and pores in sand, gravel, and rock…
Estuary
a semi-enclosed area where fresh water from a river meets sal…
River Basin
drainage area of a river
9 terms
River Basins
headwaters
mouth
delta
meander
the source of a stream or river
where the river enters the ocean
triangular shaped section where a river splits into many rive…
turning and winding of a stream or river
headwaters
the source of a stream or river
mouth
where the river enters the ocean
11 terms
River Basins
Estuary
River Basin
Watershed
Groundwater
A semi-enclosed area where fresh water from a river meets sal…
Drainage area of a river
All the land drained by the river, stream, or lake
The water found in cracks and pores in sand, gravel, and rock…
Estuary
A semi-enclosed area where fresh water from a river meets sal…
River Basin
Drainage area of a river
11 terms
River Basins
estuary
river basin
watershed
groundwater
A semi-enclosed area where the fresh water of a river meets t…
drainage area of a river.
An area of land that drains into a river or lake.
water that fills the cracks and spaces in underground soil an…
estuary
A semi-enclosed area where the fresh water of a river meets t…
river basin
drainage area of a river.
Rivers and Coasts : the river basin
River
channel
source
mouth
a large natural stream of water flows in a channel towards th…
a length of water wider than a strait, joining two larger are…
where the river starts. usually in valleys or upland areas e.…
a mouth is at the end of a river when the river flows in and…
River
a large natural stream of water flows in a channel towards th…
channel
a length of water wider than a strait, joining two larger are…
9 terms
Colorado River Basin
source
tributary
river basin
drought
beginning of a river
a river that joins another, larger river
the area around a river and its tributaries
a time when little or no rain falls
source
beginning of a river
tributary
a river that joins another, larger river
13 terms
Rivers and river basins
river basin
river channel
river profile
riparian zone
is the land that water flows across or under on its way to a…
A channel is an area that contains flowing water confined by…
a vertical picture of a river from source to mouth
area of vegetation located by the banks of a river, stream, o…
river basin
is the land that water flows across or under on its way to a…
river channel
A channel is an area that contains flowing water confined by…
14 terms
The Amazon River Basin
river
tributaries
tropical rainforest
insects
a long body of water that drains into the ocean
small rivers that drain into a large river
a lush forest that has thousands of plants and animals; recei…
bugs
river
a long body of water that drains into the ocean
tributaries
small rivers that drain into a large river
12 terms
River Basins
estuary
river basin
watershed
groundwater
a semienclosed area where fresh water from a river meets... salt…
drainage area of a river
all the land drained by a river, stream or lake
the water found in cracks and pores in sand, gravel and rocks…
estuary
a semienclosed area where fresh water from a river meets... salt…
river basin
drainage area of a river
15 terms
RIVER BASINS
estuary
river basin
watershed
groundwater
a semi enclosed area where fresh water from a river meets sal…
drainage area of a river
all the land drained by a river, stream or lake
the water found in cracks and pores in sand, gravel and rocks…
estuary
a semi enclosed area where fresh water from a river meets sal…
river basin
drainage area of a river
8 terms
River basins
Rivers
River Basin
Riverbed
tributary
contain fresh water
describes all the land a river flows through
the ground a river flows over
a river that flows into another river
Rivers
contain fresh water
River Basin
describes all the land a river flows through
16 terms
River basins
river basin
estuary
watershed
groundwater
drainage area of a river
a semi-enclosed area where fresh water from a river meets sal…
all the land drained by a river, stream, or lake
the water found in cracks & pores in sand, gravel & rocks bel…
river basin
drainage area of a river
estuary
a semi-enclosed area where fresh water from a river meets sal…
11 terms
River Basins
Estuary
River basin
Watershed
Groundwater
semi enclosed area where fresh water from a river meets salty…
drainage area of a fiver
all the land drained by a river stream or lake
water found in crack and pores in sand,gravel and rock below…
Estuary
semi enclosed area where fresh water from a river meets salty…
River basin
drainage area of a fiver
River Basins
Concentration
Dilute
Ecosystem
Estuary
The amount of one material in a certain volume of another mat…
To make a liquid less concentrated
A system formed by the interaction of a community of organism…
A habitat in which the fresh water of a river meets the salt…
Concentration
The amount of one material in a certain volume of another mat…
Dilute
To make a liquid less concentrated
9 terms
river basins
dilute
salinity
density
continental shelf
to make (a liquid) thinner or weaker by the addition of water…
of or relating to a chemical salt, especially of sodium, pota…
a measure of the amount of a matter packed into a given volume.
the flat or gently sloping land that lies submerged around th…
dilute
to make (a liquid) thinner or weaker by the addition of water…
salinity
of or relating to a chemical salt, especially of sodium, pota…
13 terms
River basins
River source
Infiltration
Evaporation
Groundwater
Where the river starts
When water soaks into the ground
When the sun heats water and it rises into the air as a gas
Underground flow of water
River source
Where the river starts
Infiltration
When water soaks into the ground
River Basins
River Basins
Groundwater
Watershed
Ecosystem
Drainage area a river
The water found in cracks and pores in sand, gravel and rocks…
All the land drained by a river, stream or lake
A natural system linked by living (plants,animals) and nonliv…
River Basins
Drainage area a river
Groundwater
The water found in cracks and pores in sand, gravel and rocks…
16 terms
River Basins
Concentration
Dilute
Ecosystem
Estuary
The amount of a solute, chemical, or pollutant in a specified…
Makes (a liquid) thinner or weaker by adding water or another…
A biological community of interacting organisms and their phy…
The tidal mouth of a large river, where the tide meets the st…
Concentration
The amount of a solute, chemical, or pollutant in a specified…
Dilute
Makes (a liquid) thinner or weaker by adding water or another…
10 terms
River Basins
Polarity
Cohension
Adhesion
Surface Tension
A lack of electrical symmetry in a molecule. Charge differenc…
tendency to keep together
An attraction between molecules of different substances
A measure of how difficult it is to stretch or break the surf…
Polarity
A lack of electrical symmetry in a molecule. Charge differenc…
Cohension
tendency to keep together
16 terms
River Basins
River Basin
17
Yadkin-Dee
Watershed
The land that water flows across or under on its way to a riv…
How many river basins in NC?
Which River basin do I live in?
All the land drained by a river, stream, or lake,
River Basin
The land that water flows across or under on its way to a riv…
17
How many river basins in NC?
17 terms
river basins
concentration
dilute
ecosystem
estuary
A measure of how much solute is dissolved in a specific amoun…
To make a liquid less concentrated
A biological community of interacting organisms and their phy…
A habitat in which the fresh water of a river meets the salt…
concentration
A measure of how much solute is dissolved in a specific amoun…
dilute
To make a liquid less concentrated
15 terms
River Basins
River Basin
Estuary
Watershed
Groundwater
drainage area of a river.
a semi-enclosed area where fresh water from a river meets sal…
all the land drained by a river, stream or lake.
the water found in cracks and pores in sand, gravel and rocks…
River Basin
drainage area of a river.
Estuary
a semi-enclosed area where fresh water from a river meets sal…
15 terms
river basins
estuary
river basin
watershed
groundwater
A habitat in which the fresh water of a river meets the salt…
The area of land drained by a river and its branches.
The land area that supplies water to a river system.
water stored in underground layers of soil and rock
estuary
A habitat in which the fresh water of a river meets the salt…
river basin
The area of land drained by a river and its branches.
River Basins
2 issues that led to public interest i…
Land that water flows across or under…
a semi closed area where freshwater fr…
water found in the cracks and pores in…
phiseteria and hurricanes
river basin
estuary
groundwater
2 issues that led to public interest i…
phiseteria and hurricanes
Land that water flows across or under…
river basin
8 terms
River Drainage Basin Features
Drainage basin
Watershed
River Source
River Mouth
The land that is drained by a river system
The boundary of the drainage basin, usually made up of highla…
Where the river starts
Where the river meets the sea
Drainage basin
The land that is drained by a river system
Watershed
The boundary of the drainage basin, usually made up of highla…
16 terms
river basins
posqutank
chowan
roanoke
tar-pamlico
-What North Carolina river basin is 41 percent water, contain…
-Since Colonial times, fishermen have netted... legions of herri…
-As it flows to the Coastal Plain, it drains the... rich lands o…
The Tar-Pamlico River Basin is one of just four river basins…
posqutank
-What North Carolina river basin is 41 percent water, contain…
chowan
-Since Colonial times, fishermen have netted... legions of herri…
17 terms
River Basins
concentration
Dilute
Ecosystem
Estuary
is the abundance of a constituent divided by the total volume…
make (a liquid) thinner or weaker by adding water or another…
is a community of living organisms in conjunction with the no…
is a partly enclosed coastal body of brackish water with one…
concentration
is the abundance of a constituent divided by the total volume…
Dilute
make (a liquid) thinner or weaker by adding water or another…
17 terms
River Basins
Concentration
Dilute
Ecosystem
Estuary
A measure of the amount of dissolved substance contained per…
The process of reducing the concentration of a solute in solu…
a biological community of interacting organisms and their phy…
the tidal mouth of a large river, where the tide meets the st…
Concentration
A measure of the amount of dissolved substance contained per…
Dilute
The process of reducing the concentration of a solute in solu…
river basins
what are river basins divided into?
how many river basins are there in N.C.?
what river basin do you live in?
what are the nine components of your e…
watersheds
17
Cape Fear
river basin, topography, wetlands, groundwater, biodiversity,…
what are river basins divided into?
watersheds
how many river basins are there in N.C.?
17
14 terms
River basins
River source
Infiltration
Evaporation
Groundwater
Where the river starts
When water soaks into the ground
When the sun heats water and it rises into the air as a gas
Underground flow of water
River source
Where the river starts
Infiltration
When water soaks into the ground
18 terms
River Basins
What is a river basin made up of
How many river basins in NC
What river basin do you live in
Water Cycle
Watershed
17
Cape Fear
Continuous movement of water
What is a river basin made up of
Watershed
How many river basins in NC
17
11 terms
river basins
where does the water go after it falls…
what is a river basin?
what do we call water found in the cra…
which river basin do you live in?
into river then estuary then into the ocean
a river basin is a portion of land that drains into a river.
ground water
neuse river
where does the water go after it falls…
into river then estuary then into the ocean
what is a river basin?
a river basin is a portion of land that drains into a river.
7 terms
Rivers- River Basin Defintions
Source
Tributary
Confluence
Watershed
The furthest point on a river from a mouth
A small river or stream that flows into the main river chanel.
The point where two rivers meet
The high land at the edge of the riverbasin. It seperates one…
Source
The furthest point on a river from a mouth
Tributary
A small river or stream that flows into the main river chanel.
11 terms
River Basin Vocab.
Estuary
River Basin
Watershed
Groundwater
a semi-enclosed area where fresh water from a river meets sal…
drainage area of a river
all the land drained by a river, stream or lake
the water found in cracks and pores in sand, gravel, and rock…
Estuary
a semi-enclosed area where fresh water from a river meets sal…
River Basin
drainage area of a river
11 terms
River basin terms
Estuary
River basin
Watershed
Groundwater
A semi-enclosed area where fresh water from a river meets sal…
A drainage area of a river.
All the land drained by a river, stream, or lake
The water found in cracks and pores in sand, gravel and rocks…
Estuary
A semi-enclosed area where fresh water from a river meets sal…
River basin
A drainage area of a river.
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