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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
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
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…
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.
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…
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…
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
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
11 terms
Rivers
Mississippi River
Ohio River
Missouri River
Platte River (N + S)
Mississippi River
Ohio 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…
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
15 terms
Rivers
body of water
flow
source
tributary
akwen
płynąć
źródło
dopływ (rzeki)
body of water
akwen
flow
płynąć
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
Lake Baikal
Mississippi River
Pacific Ocean
Red Sea
Lake Baikal
Mississippi River
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
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…
Rivers
Yukon River
Amazon River
Ob River
Yellow River
It has a namesake Canadian territory and it was the site of a…
A major river in South America that flows through Peru, Boliv…
This river is 16 miles southwest of Biysk in Altai Krai at th…
a major river of Asia in northern China.... (Huang He) 6th longe…
Yukon River
It has a namesake Canadian territory and it was the site of a…
Amazon River
A major river in South America that flows through Peru, Boliv…
8 terms
Rivers
Ohio River
Hudson River
Mississippi River
Potomac River
New York Area
Ohio River
Hudson River
New York Area
5 terms
Rivers
The Nile
The Tigris and Euphrates
The Indus
The Yellow (Yangtze)
Egypt
Mesopatamia
Indus Valley
China
The Nile
Egypt
The Tigris and Euphrates
Mesopatamia
Rivers
Snake River
Colorado River
Rio Grande River
Red River
Little River right above Rio Grande River
Snake River
Colorado River
63 terms
rivers
what is infiltration?
what is percolation?
what is through flow?
what is ground water flow?
it is when water soaks into the soil
it is when water moves vertically down through soil and rock
it is when water in the soil flows down hill
it is when water in rock flows down hill
what is infiltration?
it is when water soaks into the soil
what is percolation?
it is when water moves vertically down through soil and rock
29 terms
Rivers
Watershed
Drainage basin
Source
Confluence
The invisible edge of a river basin
Area of land which is drained by a river and its tributaries
Start of the river,usually in mountainous areas
Where the tributary joins a main channel
Watershed
The invisible edge of a river basin
Drainage basin
Area of land which is drained by a river and its tributaries
23 terms
Rivers
Erosion
Transportation
Deposition
Meander
When waters velocity picks up materials in the water
When water transports materials
When water deposits materials in basins and on river floors
The curves and bends of a river
Erosion
When waters velocity picks up materials in the water
Transportation
When water transports materials
9 terms
Rivers
fresh water
Surface water
Glaciers
ground water
defined as having a low salt concentration (less than 1%). Pl…
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
defined as having a low salt concentration (less than 1%). Pl…
Surface water
Water above the surface of the land, including lakes, rivers,…
rivers
Libya
Sudan
Syria
Jordan
Libya
Sudan
Rivers
Rivers
Source
Course
Confluence
They drain the land of rainwater and carry it out to sea.
The beginning of a river
The route a river takes to sea
The point at which two rivers meet
Rivers
They drain the land of rainwater and carry it out to sea.
Source
The beginning of a river
Rivers
Evaporation
Condensation
Precipitation
Groundwater flow
liquid to gas
gas to liquid
water from the clouds falling to the ground
water moving sideways through soil
Evaporation
liquid to gas
Condensation
gas to liquid
Rivers
Mississippi river
Amazon river
Nile river
Danube river
Africa
Mississippi river
Amazon river
33 terms
Rivers
St. Lawerence River
Connecticut River
Hudson River
Mohawk River
St. Lawerence River
Connecticut River
10 terms
Rivers
The beginning of each river
All rivers have a source and a _____
Some rivers have this: It is water tha…
Some rivers have this: It is something…
source
mouth
waterfall
dam
The beginning of each river
source
All rivers have a source and a _____
mouth
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