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15 terms
Rivers
meander
delta
mouth
gorge
Large bends in a river
A flat land shaped like a triangle... where the river splits and…
Where the river enters the sea
A deep valley
meander
Large bends in a river
delta
A flat land shaped like a triangle... where the river splits and…
RIVERS
Source
Course of River
Tributary
Confluence
The point where a river begins.
The route taken by a river as it flows into the sea
A small river or a stream that joins up with a larger river.
The point at which a tributary joins a river.
Source
The point where a river begins.
Course of River
The route taken by a river as it flows into the sea
11 terms
RIVERs
River
Erosion
Transportation
Abrasion
A large stream
Wearing away of their load AND the bed and banks of the river…
Rivers moving material (load) down stream from its source to…
Fine material rubs against the river bank. The bank is worn a…
River
A large stream
Erosion
Wearing away of their load AND the bed and banks of the river…
rivers
erosion... 308
Water cycle... 309
Tributary... 310
Watershed... 310
The process by which soil and sediment are transported from o…
The continuous movement of Earths water from the ocean to Ear…
A stream that flows into a lake or bigger stream.
The area of land that is drained by a water system
erosion... 308
The process by which soil and sediment are transported from o…
Water cycle... 309
The continuous movement of Earths water from the ocean to Ear…
17 terms
Rivers
Mouth
Abiotic
Biotic
Delta
The opening to the sea
Anything non living E.g. Rocks, gas, atmosphere
Anything living E.g. Plants, animals, humans
A river delta is a landform that forms at the mouth of a rive…
Mouth
The opening to the sea
Abiotic
Anything non living E.g. Rocks, gas, atmosphere
43 terms
Rivers
Water Cycle
River System
Drainage Basin
Divide
An illustration that water is throughout every earth system
A river and all of it's tributaries
All of the land where rain fall will run off into a river sys…
an imaginary line between two drainage basins
Water Cycle
An illustration that water is throughout every earth system
River System
A river and all of it's tributaries
44 terms
Rivers
condensation
infiltration
evaporation
ground water
When water vapour in the air changes back into a liquid. It f…
When rainfall sinks into the ground as it lands.
When water changes from a liquid to a gas (water vapour).
The water that sinks into the ground and transfers back to th…
condensation
When water vapour in the air changes back into a liquid. It f…
infiltration
When rainfall sinks into the ground as it lands.
18 terms
Rivers
Tributary
Watershed
Divide
Reservoir
A stream or small river that feeds into a main river. (p.20)
The land area that supplies water to a river system (p.21)
A ridge of land that seperates one watershed from another (p.…
A lake that stores water for human use (p.25)
Tributary
A stream or small river that feeds into a main river. (p.20)
Watershed
The land area that supplies water to a river system (p.21)
61 terms
Rivers
2nd largest river in the world
2,900 mile long "u" shaped river, cros…
2nd largest river in amount of water i…
Europe's 2nd longest river
Amazon
Congo
Congo
Danube
2nd largest river in the world
Amazon
2,900 mile long "u" shaped river, cros…
Congo
9 terms
RIVERS
Source
Tributary
Mouth
River Basin
The point where a river begins.
A small river or a stream that joins up with a larger river.
The point where a river enters the sea
The area of land that is drained by a river and its tributari…
Source
The point where a river begins.
Tributary
A small river or a stream that joins up with a larger river.
15 terms
Rivers
meander
delta
mouth
gorge
Large bends in a river
A flat land shaped like a triangle... where the river splits and…
Where the river enters the sea
A deep valley
meander
Large bends in a river
delta
A flat land shaped like a triangle... where the river splits and…
13 terms
RIVERS
Meander
ox-bow lake
tributary
V-shaped valley
a curve in a stream
a moon shaped lake (often temporary) that is formed when a me…
a small river or stream that flows into the main stream
formed when a river erodes land away over hundreds of years t…
Meander
a curve in a stream
ox-bow lake
a moon shaped lake (often temporary) that is formed when a me…
10 terms
Rivers
Nile
Amazon
Yangtze
Mississippi-Missouri
Egypt
Brazil, Peru, Bolivia, Ecuador, Venezuela, Colombia
China
United States
Nile
Egypt
Amazon
Brazil, Peru, Bolivia, Ecuador, Venezuela, Colombia
7 terms
RIVERS
ERASINOS
HERS
TISZA
SIRET
THE RIVER IN ATHENS
THE RIVER IN MIREPOIX
THE RIVER IN BAKTALARONTHAZA
THE RIVER IN BOTOSANI
ERASINOS
THE RIVER IN ATHENS
HERS
THE RIVER IN MIREPOIX
12 terms
Rivers
River
Gradient
velocity
capacity of a river
a continuous flow of water that goes into a lake or ocean
an incline or slope; the rate of incline
Rate of movement; speed
the total load that a river can transport at a given point.
River
a continuous flow of water that goes into a lake or ocean
Gradient
an incline or slope; the rate of incline
43 terms
Rivers
Hydrological Cycle
Hydrological Cycle Steps
Infiltration
Percolation
Shows how water moves around... Different parts include:... - Sea…
1) Water evaporates from sea and land... 2) Water vapour is move…
When water soaks into the soil
When water moves vertically down through soil and rock
Hydrological Cycle
Shows how water moves around... Different parts include:... - Sea…
Hydrological Cycle Steps
1) Water evaporates from sea and land... 2) Water vapour is move…
Rivers
Water Cycle
How does water flow upon reaching the…
The main river processes are
River pick up and wear away materials…
Click on the following link to get a better picture ... http://w…
On reaching the Earth's surface, some water remains on the su…
erosion, transportation, and deposition.
abrasion (corrasion), hydraulic action, solution, and attrition
Water Cycle
Click on the following link to get a better picture ... http://w…
How does water flow upon reaching the…
On reaching the Earth's surface, some water remains on the su…
12 terms
Rivers
Watershed or Drainage Basin
Stream Velocity (Speed)
Three things that Control Stream Veloc…
Stream
Area of land that drains into a river
Controls the size of the sediment carried by the river. (ESRT…
1. Slope of Land... 2. Volume of water in river (Discharge)... 3. S…
A channel through which water is continually flowing downhill.
Watershed or Drainage Basin
Area of land that drains into a river
Stream Velocity (Speed)
Controls the size of the sediment carried by the river. (ESRT…
15 terms
Rivers
Amazon River
Ganges River
Indus River
Mackenzie River
River in the northern part of Brazil. Second longest after th…
River in Indian known as "Mother Ganges". BringS life to thos…
One of the longest rivers in Asia. Located in the country of…
River in northern Canada near the Arctic circle.
Amazon River
River in the northern part of Brazil. Second longest after th…
Ganges River
River in Indian known as "Mother Ganges". BringS life to thos…
rivers
v- shaped valley
river bank
valley side
spur
v- shaped valley
river bank
12 terms
Rivers
River
Gradient
velocity
capacity of a river
a continuous flow of water that goes into a lake or ocean
an incline or slope; the rate of incline
Rate of movement; speed
the total load that a river can transport at a given point.
River
a continuous flow of water that goes into a lake or ocean
Gradient
an incline or slope; the rate of incline
RIVERS
Source
Course of River
Tributary
Confluence
The point where a river begins.
The route taken by a river as it flows into the sea
A small river or a stream that joins up with a larger river.
The point at which a tributary joins a river.
Source
The point where a river begins.
Course of River
The route taken by a river as it flows into the sea
RIVERs
River
Erosion
Transportation
Abrasion
A large stream
Wearing away of their load AND the bed and banks of the river…
Rivers moving material (load) down stream from its source to…
Fine material rubs against the river bank. The bank is worn a…
River
A large stream
Erosion
Wearing away of their load AND the bed and banks of the river…
18 terms
Rivers
Deepest river in the world
Biggest dam built across river nile
River which crosses tropic of Capricor…
River which has the largest number of…
Zaire river
Aswan
Limpopo river
Amazon
Deepest river in the world
Zaire river
Biggest dam built across river nile
Aswan
Rivers
Source
Tributary
Mouth
Estuary
The place where a river begins.
A stream or river which joins a larger river.
The place where a river enters the sea.
That part of the river mouth which is tidal.
Source
The place where a river begins.
Tributary
A stream or river which joins a larger river.
43 terms
Rivers
Hydrological Cycle
Hydrological Cycle Steps
Infiltration
Percolation
Shows how water moves around... Different parts include:... - Sea…
1) Water evaporates from sea and land... 2) Water vapour is move…
When water soaks into the soil
When water moves vertically down through soil and rock
Hydrological Cycle
Shows how water moves around... Different parts include:... - Sea…
Hydrological Cycle Steps
1) Water evaporates from sea and land... 2) Water vapour is move…
153 terms
Rivers
The Global Hydrological Cycle
The Drainage Basin System
The Water Balance or Budget
The long profile
There is a fixed volume of water circulating in our atmospher…
This is an open system as there are inputs and outputs as wel…
Often expressed by a graph it shows the varying quantities of…
is the change in altitude and the gradient from the... river's s…
The Global Hydrological Cycle
There is a fixed volume of water circulating in our atmospher…
The Drainage Basin System
This is an open system as there are inputs and outputs as wel…
Rivers
Volga River
North Sea
Danube River
Mediterranean Sea
Volga River
North Sea
60 terms
Rivers
Corrasion
Erosion
Examples of Erosion
Examples of transportation
Smaller material rubbing against river banks
Land wearing away by: Water and air
Attrition, Hydraulic Action, Corrasion, Corrosion
traction and saltation, along its bed; and suspension and sol…
Corrasion
Smaller material rubbing against river banks
Erosion
Land wearing away by: Water and air
14 terms
Rivers
Nile River
Tigris River
Euphrates River
Amazon River
Egypt
To the right (Fertile Crecent
to the left (Fertile Crecent)
N. Brazil
Nile River
Egypt
Tigris River
To the right (Fertile Crecent
Rivers
Amazon
Euphrates
Ganges
Indus
South America
Asia
Asia
Asia
Amazon
South America
Euphrates
Asia
11 terms
Rivers
Mississippi River
Ohio River
Missouri River
Platte River (N + S)
Mississippi River
Ohio River
RIVERS
HYDROLOGIC CYCLE
EVAPORATION
CONDENSATION
TRANSPIRATION
The continual circulation of water in its 3 states (liquid, s…
Liquid water that is turned into a gas
The transformation of water vapor to liquid water droplets in…
Water that has infiltrated the ground is absorbed by plants,…
HYDROLOGIC CYCLE
The continual circulation of water in its 3 states (liquid, s…
EVAPORATION
Liquid water that is turned into a gas
15 terms
Rivers
body of water
flow
source
tributary
akwen
płynąć
źródło
dopływ (rzeki)
body of water
akwen
flow
płynąć
15 terms
Rivers
meander
delta
mouth
gorge
Large bends in a river
A flat land shaped like a triangle... where the river splits and…
Where the river enters the sea
A deep valley
meander
Large bends in a river
delta
A flat land shaped like a triangle... where the river splits and…
10 terms
RIVERS
Source
Course of River
Tributary
Confluence
The point where a river begins.
The route taken by a river as it flows into the sea
A small river tha flows into the main river
The point at which a tributary joins a river.
Source
The point where a river begins.
Course of River
The route taken by a river as it flows into the sea
39 terms
Rivers
mouth
source
tributary
confluence
Where the river meets the sea.
Where the river begins.
A small river that flows into a bigger river.
Where two rivers join/meet.
mouth
Where the river meets the sea.
source
Where the river begins.
Rivers
Mississippi River
Ohio River
Missouri River
Columbia River
Used to transport farm and industrial products. Ends in New O…
Gateway to the West
Used to transport farm and industrial products. Longest river…
Explored by Lewis and Clark.
Mississippi River
Used to transport farm and industrial products. Ends in New O…
Ohio River
Gateway to the West
12 terms
Rivers
River
Gradient
velocity
capacity of a river
a continuous flow of water that goes into a lake or ocean
an incline or slope; the rate of incline
Rate of movement; speed
the total load that a river can transport at a given point.
River
a continuous flow of water that goes into a lake or ocean
Gradient
an incline or slope; the rate of incline
rivers
vegetation impacts runoff and infiltra…
rate of precipitation impacts runoff a…
a __________ is the path a stream foll…
what forms when a channel becomes wode…
slowing down runoff
time to soak
channel
a river
vegetation impacts runoff and infiltra…
slowing down runoff
rate of precipitation impacts runoff a…
time to soak
10 terms
Rivers!!!!!!
meander
ox bow lake
upper course
middle course
a curve in a stream
a lake formed when a meander is sealed off by deposition
narrow, shallow streams with angular sides
the middle part of a river's journey; features include meande…
meander
a curve in a stream
ox bow lake
a lake formed when a meander is sealed off by deposition
rivers
Lake Baikal
Mississippi River
Pacific Ocean
Red Sea
Lake Baikal
Mississippi River
16 terms
Rivers
source/head waters
course
tributary
confluence
The place where a river begins
the route the river cuts through the land to get to the sea
small rivers that join larger rivers
the point where two rivers join the river
source/head waters
The place where a river begins
course
the route the river cuts through the land to get to the sea
10 terms
Rivers
Meander
spur
ox-bow lake
Deposition
a curve in a stream
an outcrop of land in a river valley
a moon shaped lake (often temporary) that is formed when a me…
when a river deposits material. Usually when it is slow flowing
Meander
a curve in a stream
spur
an outcrop of land in a river valley
Rivers
Benefits of rivers in society
Hazards of rivers in society
Why are rivers important for geologist…
Load
- Civilizations have formed around rivers, can supply water,…
-Floods, pollution, erosion- migrating meanders
Importance: Rivers ->Sediment->Sedimentary Rock-> Sculpt land…
Material carried by river, including grains
Benefits of rivers in society
- Civilizations have formed around rivers, can supply water,…
Hazards of rivers in society
-Floods, pollution, erosion- migrating meanders
Rivers
mouth
source
tributary
confluence
Where the river meets the sea.
Where the river begins.
A small river that flows into a bigger river.
Where two rivers join/meet.
mouth
Where the river meets the sea.
source
Where the river begins.
Rivers
Waterfall
Bridge
Boat
Wet
водопад
мост
лодка
влажный, мокрый
Waterfall
водопад
Bridge
мост
35 terms
Rivers
river mouth
river source
tributary
confluence
Where the river meets the sea.
Where the river begins.
A small river that flows into a bigger river.
Where two rivers join/meet.
river mouth
Where the river meets the sea.
river source
Where the river begins.
22 terms
Rivers
Meander Theory
Common Land Formations On A Meander
Formation Of A Meander
Pool
The theory that the depth and velocity increases as you get t…
River Cliff - The river erodes further inland, creating a rel…
The thalweg travels through the pools and around the riffles…
Deep sections on a river
Meander Theory
The theory that the depth and velocity increases as you get t…
Common Land Formations On A Meander
River Cliff - The river erodes further inland, creating a rel…
23 terms
Rivers
Upper Course
Attrition
Source
Corrosion
The highest part of a river, usually in the mountains, includ…
This happens when the flow of the river causes the rocks to b…
The place from which the water in a river originates.
This happens when waters dissolves rocks, such as chalk and l…
Upper Course
The highest part of a river, usually in the mountains, includ…
Attrition
This happens when the flow of the river causes the rocks to b…
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