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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…
8 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 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
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
8 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 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
12 terms
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.
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…
11 terms
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…
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…
10 terms
Rivers
river
torrent
tributary
crater
A large, flowing body of water that usually empties into a se…
A stream of water flowing with great rapidity and violence.
A stream or river that flows into a larger river
A bowl-shaped area that may form at the top of a volcano arou…
river
A large, flowing body of water that usually empties into a se…
torrent
A stream of water flowing with great rapidity and violence.
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
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…
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
21 terms
Rivers
Waterfall
Bridge
Boat
Wet
водопад
мост
лодка
влажный, мокрый
Waterfall
водопад
Bridge
мост
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.
15 terms
Rivers
body of water
flow
source
tributary
akwen
płynąć
źródło
dopływ (rzeki)
body of water
akwen
flow
płynąć
12 terms
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
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
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
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…
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.
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
19 terms
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…
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…
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
7 terms
Rivers
Volga River
North Sea
Danube River
Mediterranean Sea
Volga River
North Sea
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…
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
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…
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…
26 terms
rivers
Lake Baikal
Mississippi River
Pacific Ocean
Red Sea
Lake Baikal
Mississippi 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
Rivers
What is erosion?
What is deposition?
Where does a river end up?
What does an ox bow lake look like?
When soil and rocks are worn away by water
When soil and rocks settle at the bottom of a river
The sea or a lake
What is erosion?
When soil and rocks are worn away by water
What is deposition?
When soil and rocks settle at the bottom of a river
Rivers
Seine River
Rhine River
Danube River
Volga River
Seine River
Rhine River
12 terms
rivers
mississippi river
amazon river
nile river
niger river
mississippi river
amazon river
Rivers
Columbia
Colorado
Missouri
Mississippi
Columbia
Colorado
33 terms
Rivers
St. Lawerence River
Connecticut River
Hudson River
Mohawk River
St. Lawerence River
Connecticut River
8 terms
rivers
Libya
Sudan
Syria
Jordan
Libya
Sudan
14 terms
Rivers
Nile
Amazon
Yangtze
Mississipi River
Nile
Amazon
10 terms
Rivers
Indus River
Ganges River
Brahmaputra River
Yamuna River
West of Ganges
Indus River
Ganges River
11 terms
rivers
Hydrological cycle
Transpiration
Condensation
precipitation
when water been constant in quantity and the molecules have b…
Water vapour is given off by trees
when water vapour is cooled and turned into liquid
the collective name for rain, hail, sleet and snow
Hydrological cycle
when water been constant in quantity and the molecules have b…
Transpiration
Water vapour is given off by trees
18 terms
Rivers
Thames
Severn
Tyne
Seine
The river in England which passes through London
The longest river in the United Kingdom, flows through Wales…
River in North East England
River located alongside Paris, France
Thames
The river in England which passes through London
Severn
The longest river in the United Kingdom, flows through Wales…
6 terms
Rivers
Nile river
Yangtze river
Indus river
Tigris river
Nile river
Yangtze river
8 terms
rivers
Colorado river
Columbia river
Hudson river
Mississippi river
Colorado river
Columbia river
13 terms
Rivers
Nile River
Tigris River
Euphrates River
Amazon River
Nile River
Tigris River
19 terms
Rivers
Danube
Dniepr
Don River
Ebro
Danube
Dniepr
13 terms
Rivers
Nile River
Tigris
Euphrates
Amazon River
Nile River
Tigris
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