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35 terms
Geography - Water on the Land
river channel
hydraulic action
abrasion
river silt
the path of the river valley occupied by the water itself
the power of the volume of water moving in the river
occurs when a larger load carried by the river hits the bed a…
the material of any size that is carried by the river
river channel
the path of the river valley occupied by the water itself
hydraulic action
the power of the volume of water moving in the river
33 terms
Geography - Water on the Land
river channel
hydraulic action
abrasion
river silt
the path of the river valley occupied by the water itself
the power of the volume of water moving in the river
occurs when a larger load carried by the river hits the bed a…
the material of any size that is carried by the river
river channel
the path of the river valley occupied by the water itself
hydraulic action
the power of the volume of water moving in the river
18 terms
GEOGRAPHY- Land/Water Definitions
Cliff
Cultivated Land
Beach, Shore
Ocean
A high steep face of of a rock
Arable land that is worked by plowing and sowing and raising…
The part of a shore of the ocean, sea, large river, lake, etc…
The vast body of salt water that covers almost three fourths…
Cliff
A high steep face of of a rock
Cultivated Land
Arable land that is worked by plowing and sowing and raising…
74 terms
Geography: Water on the Land
What is the long profile of a river?
What is the cross profile of a river?
What does the upper course of the rive…
What does the middle course of the riv…
Shows you the gradient of the river and how it changes on the…
Shows you what a cross section of the river looks like
Steep gradient, steep sides, V shaped, narrow and shallow
Medium gradient, gentle sloping sides, wider and deeper
What is the long profile of a river?
Shows you the gradient of the river and how it changes on the…
What is the cross profile of a river?
Shows you what a cross section of the river looks like
35 terms
Geography - Water on the Land
river channel
hydraulic action
abrasion
river silt
the path of the river valley occupied by the water itself
the power of the volume of water moving in the river
occurs when a larger load carried by the river hits the bed a…
the material of any size that is carried by the river
river channel
the path of the river valley occupied by the water itself
hydraulic action
the power of the volume of water moving in the river
29 terms
Geography- Water on the land
Transportation
Saltation
Suspension
Traction
When material is carried along.
Small rocks are bounced on the river bed.
Smallest rocks are carried along in the river flow.
The largest rocks are rolled along the bed.
Transportation
When material is carried along.
Saltation
Small rocks are bounced on the river bed.
23 terms
Geography-Land forms and Water
the outer most layer of the Earth
This theory explain how forces within…
name the three kinds of plate boundaries
what river flows through the Grand Can…
crust
plate tectonics
-transform... -convergent... -divergent
Colorado
the outer most layer of the Earth
crust
This theory explain how forces within…
plate tectonics
27 terms
Geography Water on Land
eroded
source
V shaped valley
vertical erosion
eroded
source
17 terms
Geography Land and Water Forms
Desert
Grassland
Savannah
Steppe
An arid region with little to no vegetation.
A relatively large area of land covered with naturally occurr…
A semi-arid GRASSLAND with wet/rainy seasons and varied plant…
A semi-arid GRASSLAND with little to no trees.
Desert
An arid region with little to no vegetation.
Grassland
A relatively large area of land covered with naturally occurr…
35 terms
Geography - Water on the Land
river channel
hydraulic action
abrasion
river silt
the path of the river valley occupied by the water itself
the power of the volume of water moving in the river
occurs when a larger load carried by the river hits the bed a…
the material of any size that is carried by the river
river channel
the path of the river valley occupied by the water itself
hydraulic action
the power of the volume of water moving in the river
23 terms
Geography - Water on the land
Upper course of a river
Middle course of a river
Lower course of a river
Vertical erosion
Steep - V shaped valley, steep sides, narrow , shallow channel
Gently sloping valley sides, wider , deeper channel
Very wide, almost flat valley, very wide; deep channel.
This depend the river valley ( and channel), making it v shap…
Upper course of a river
Steep - V shaped valley, steep sides, narrow , shallow channel
Middle course of a river
Gently sloping valley sides, wider , deeper channel
7 terms
AQA Geography Water on the Land: Engineering
hard engineering
soft engineering
straightening meanders
floodplain zoning
using technology to try and control rivers
flood warnings, no building in areas likely to flood, plantin…
speeds up flow of water out of an area
controlling what is built on floodplain - areas prone to floo…
hard engineering
using technology to try and control rivers
soft engineering
flood warnings, no building in areas likely to flood, plantin…
geography water on the land
Vertical Erosion
Discharge
Drainage basin
Watershed
This form of erosion cuts down towards the river bed and carv…
the volume of water passing a measuring point or gauging stat…
the area of land drained by a river
the edge of highland surrounding a drainage basin and it mark…
Vertical Erosion
This form of erosion cuts down towards the river bed and carv…
Discharge
the volume of water passing a measuring point or gauging stat…
22 terms
Geography Land and Water Forms
peninsula
isthmus
volcano
mountain
piece of land that is surrounded by water on three sides
narrow strip of land joining two large areas
cone-shaped mountain formed by an outpouring of lave from a c…
high, steep, rugged land that rises sharply above the surroun…
peninsula
piece of land that is surrounded by water on three sides
isthmus
narrow strip of land joining two large areas
25 terms
Geography - Water on the Land
river channel
hydraulic action
abrasion
traction
the path of the river valley occupied by the water itself
the power of the volume of water moving in the river
occurs when a larger load carried by the river hits the bed a…
the rolling along of the largest rocks and boulders
river channel
the path of the river valley occupied by the water itself
hydraulic action
the power of the volume of water moving in the river
30 terms
Geography Land and Water Terms
island
plain
valley
mesa
body of land surrounded by water
a land form that has now visible elevation; flat level land
a long depression uplands, hills of mountains; a region drain…
a land form with a relative flat top; table land
island
body of land surrounded by water
plain
a land form that has now visible elevation; flat level land
22 terms
Geography Land and Water Forms
isthmus
desert
delta
bay
A narrow strip of water that connects two larger pieces of land
A large area of land with little rainfall and sparse vegetation
Land formed from the soil carried by a river and deposited at…
Body of water similar to a gulf, but usually smaller ... Usually…
isthmus
A narrow strip of water that connects two larger pieces of land
desert
A large area of land with little rainfall and sparse vegetation
60 terms
Geography- Water on the Land
Abrasion
Attrition
Catchment Area
Confluence
Rocks carried along by the river wearing down the bed and banks
Rocks bumping against each other and break them down
The area with a drainage basin
The point at which two rivers meet
Abrasion
Rocks carried along by the river wearing down the bed and banks
Attrition
Rocks bumping against each other and break them down
41 terms
Geography Water on land
Drainage basin
Watershed
Inputs
Outputs
Arena drained by a river and its tributaries
Imaginary line separating one drainage basin from another. Us…
Where water enters the system through precipitation (rain/snow)
Where water is lost to the system either by rivers carrying i…
Drainage basin
Arena drained by a river and its tributaries
Watershed
Imaginary line separating one drainage basin from another. Us…
33 terms
Geography - Water on the Land
Erosion widens a valley (lateral erosi…
(When the) river overflows, material (…
Sediment forms layers (and builds up f…
(A) wide, flat valley floor
First step in the formation of a floodplain...
Second step in the formation of a floodplain...
Third step in the formation of a floodplain...
What is a floodplain?
Erosion widens a valley (lateral erosi…
First step in the formation of a floodplain...
(When the) river overflows, material (…
Second step in the formation of a floodplain...
23 terms
Geography - Water on Land
Hydraulic action ( PUNCH)
Abrasion ( SIDE WAYS CHOP)
Attrition ( FISTS BANGING TOGETHER)
Solution (solution for dissolving)
sheer force of the water hitting the bed and the banks. the p…
occurs when larger load carried by the river hits the bed and…
load carried by the river knocks into other parts of the load…
the dissolving of certain types of rock such as chalk/ limest…
Hydraulic action ( PUNCH)
sheer force of the water hitting the bed and the banks. the p…
Abrasion ( SIDE WAYS CHOP)
occurs when larger load carried by the river hits the bed and…
Geography- water on the land
Drainage basin
Source
Mouth
Watershed
The are of land drained by a river and it's tributaries
Where a river begins
Where a river enters a sea or lake
The edge of the drainage basin
Drainage basin
The are of land drained by a river and it's tributaries
Source
Where a river begins
54 terms
GEOGRAPHY (Water On Land)
Abrasion
Alluvium
Attrition
Base Level
The pebbles being transported wear away the bed and banks of…
Rock particles (clay, silt, sand and gravel) deposited by a r…
The particles are knocked about as they are transported and t…
The mouth if the river and the point where the gradient becom…
Abrasion
The pebbles being transported wear away the bed and banks of…
Alluvium
Rock particles (clay, silt, sand and gravel) deposited by a r…
25 terms
Geography Land and Water terms
Butte
Plateau
Mesa
Plain
Narrow, flat topped rocky hill with steep sides
Level area of elevated or raised land larger than a Mesa
Flat topped rocky hill with steeply sloping sides larger than…
Level area of land usually of considerable size
Butte
Narrow, flat topped rocky hill with steep sides
Plateau
Level area of elevated or raised land larger than a Mesa
15 terms
AQA Geography Water on the Land River profiles
Channel
Hydraulic action
abrasion
attrition
the part of the river valley occupied by the river
Erosion: through the power of the volume of water in the river
Erosion: happens when larger load carried by the river hits t…
Erosion: load carried by the river broken up into smaller pie…
Channel
the part of the river valley occupied by the river
Hydraulic action
Erosion: through the power of the volume of water in the river
9 terms
Geography: Water on Land
Source
Mouth
Tributary
Confluence
The point at which a river begins
Where the river meets a larger body of water
A smaller stream/river that flows into to the main river
The point at which two rivers or streams meet
Source
The point at which a river begins
Mouth
Where the river meets a larger body of water
32 terms
Geography water on the land
Hydrological cycle
Drainage basin
Channel
Mouth
The continuos recycling of water between the sea, air and lan…
An area of land drained by a main river and its truth rues. I…
Where the river flows.
End of the river as it flows into the sea.
Hydrological cycle
The continuos recycling of water between the sea, air and lan…
Drainage basin
An area of land drained by a main river and its truth rues. I…
23 terms
Geography water on land
confluence
drainage basin
tributary
source
where two rivers meet
the area which a river gets it's water
a small stream joining a bigger one
where the river starts
confluence
where two rivers meet
drainage basin
the area which a river gets it's water
64 terms
Geography (Water on the Land)
What are the four processes of erosion?
What is hydraulic action?
What is abrasion?
What is attrition?
- Hydraulic action ... - Abrasion ... - Attrition ... - Solution
The force of the water breaks rock particles away from the ri…
(Corrasion) Eroded rocks are picked up by the river and scrap…
Eroded rocks picked up by the river smash into each other mak…
What are the four processes of erosion?
- Hydraulic action ... - Abrasion ... - Attrition ... - Solution
What is hydraulic action?
The force of the water breaks rock particles away from the ri…
94 terms
Geography: Water on Land
What is the Source like?
What is the upper course like?
What is the middle course like?
What is the lower course like?
Soggy, muddy, high above sea level, like a sponge, lots of ra…
fast flowing, can carry material... gets bigger as river flow er…
meanders form on valley floor... oxbow lakes... lots of flooding
risk of flooding decreases... estuary is large... mud flats reveale…
What is the Source like?
Soggy, muddy, high above sea level, like a sponge, lots of ra…
What is the upper course like?
fast flowing, can carry material... gets bigger as river flow er…
12 terms
Geography water on the land
Surface run off
Percolation
Ground water
Through flow
Water moving around the ground as a stream or river
Water moving downwards through the soil into rocks below
Water stored in porous rocks deep below the ground
Water flowing downhill through the soil
Surface run off
Water moving around the ground as a stream or river
Percolation
Water moving downwards through the soil into rocks below
64 terms
GCSE Geography: Water on the Land
What are the four processes of erosion?
What is hydraulic action?
What is abrasion?
What is attrition?
- Hydraulic action ... - Abrasion ... - Attrition ... - Solution
The force of the water breaks rock particles away from the ri…
(Corrasion) Eroded rocks are picked up by the river and scrap…
Eroded rocks picked up by the river smash into each other mak…
What are the four processes of erosion?
- Hydraulic action ... - Abrasion ... - Attrition ... - Solution
What is hydraulic action?
The force of the water breaks rock particles away from the ri…
32 terms
geography-land and water features
landforms
continents
isthmus
mountains
natural features of the earths land surface that has a distin…
largest landmass... -Asia-largest... -Australia-smallest
narrow piece of land that connects 2 larger landmasses
steep slopes; peak of summit; high lands
landforms
natural features of the earths land surface that has a distin…
continents
largest landmass... -Asia-largest... -Australia-smallest
29 terms
Geography- Water On The Land.
hydraulic action
abrasion
attrition
solution (erosion)
the force of the water breaks the rock particles away from th…
eroded rocks picked up by the rive scrape and rub against the…
eroded rocks picked up by the river smash into each other and…
river water dissolves some types of rock.
hydraulic action
the force of the water breaks the rock particles away from th…
abrasion
eroded rocks picked up by the rive scrape and rub against the…
30 terms
Geography || Water on the Land
Erosion
Transportation
Deposition
Channel
The sculpting of a landscape involving the removal of material
The carrying of sediment downstream from the point where it h…
The dumping (deposition) of sediment that has been transporte…
The part of the river valley occupied by the water itself
Erosion
The sculpting of a landscape involving the removal of material
Transportation
The carrying of sediment downstream from the point where it h…
26 terms
Geography - Water on the land
Water Shed
Source
Tributary
Confluence
Dividing line between different rivers or drainage basen
Where the river starts
Small rivers leading to main channel
Where the tributary joins the river
Water Shed
Dividing line between different rivers or drainage basen
Source
Where the river starts
13 terms
Geography water on the land
Erosion of rocks by water
Throwing pebbles against cliff face
Load carried by river erodes itself
Rock minerals dissolved in water
Hydraulic action
Abrasion
Attrition
Solution
Erosion of rocks by water
Hydraulic action
Throwing pebbles against cliff face
Abrasion
42 terms
Geography Water On The Land
FUK east coast wettest year since 1914
FUK year and month of Lake District fl…
FUK year and month of Cumbria flooding
FUK year and month of flooding in the…
2000
2009
December 2015
2007
FUK east coast wettest year since 1914
2000
FUK year and month of Lake District fl…
2009
31 terms
Geography Land and Water Terms
island
plain
valley
mesa
body of land surrounded by water
a land form that has now visible elevation; flat level land
a long depression uplands, hills of mountains; a region drain…
a land form with a relative flat top; table land
island
body of land surrounded by water
plain
a land form that has now visible elevation; flat level land
16 terms
Geography - Water On The Land
How are waterfalls formed?
How are meanders formed?
How are oxbow lakes formed?
How are levees formed?
Waterfalls form when rivers meet a band of soft rock after fl…
Fastest flow is on the outside of the bend where that river i…
The fastest flow is on the outside of the bend... The force of t…
Wide, flat valleys... River floods, friction cause material to b…
How are waterfalls formed?
Waterfalls form when rivers meet a band of soft rock after fl…
How are meanders formed?
Fastest flow is on the outside of the bend where that river i…
16 terms
GEOGRAPHY-LAND & WATER TERMS
Bay
Cape
Coast
Delta
body of water that is part of a sea or ocean partly enclosed…
a point of land that extends into water.
land along a sea or ocean.
triangle-shaped area of land along a sea or ocean.
Bay
body of water that is part of a sea or ocean partly enclosed…
Cape
a point of land that extends into water.
42 terms
Geography-Water On Land
Erosion
Hydraulic Action
Abrasion
Attrition
Processes by which rock, sand, and soil are broken down and c…
The force of the water breaks rock particles away from the ri…
Particles being carried by the river are thrown against the r…
Rocks and pebbles crash into each other and break up.
Erosion
Processes by which rock, sand, and soil are broken down and c…
Hydraulic Action
The force of the water breaks rock particles away from the ri…
26 terms
Geography: Water on the Land
Drainage basin
Confluence
Watershed
Traction
The area drained by a river and its tributaries
The point where a tributary joins a main river
The boundary of a drainage basin (usually a ridge of high land)
Large boulders roll along the river bed
Drainage basin
The area drained by a river and its tributaries
Confluence
The point where a tributary joins a main river
360 terms
Geography: Water and Land
Spacial Analysis
What does spacial science study?
What are the spacial themes?
Physical Geography
The nature and character of physical space
Relationships between natural systems, geographic areas and h…
Location, Region, Place, Movement and Human-Earth Relationships
a spatial analysis of all physical elements and processes tha…
Spacial Analysis
The nature and character of physical space
What does spacial science study?
Relationships between natural systems, geographic areas and h…
50 terms
Geography Water on the Land
Processes of erosion
Hydraulic action
Abrasion
Attrition
Hydraulic action... Abrasion... Attrition... Solution
The power of the volume of water moving in the river against…
When larger loads of material carried by the river channel hi…
The knocking together of stones and boulders, making them gra…
Processes of erosion
Hydraulic action... Abrasion... Attrition... Solution
Hydraulic action
The power of the volume of water moving in the river against…
17 terms
Land and Water management- geography
What is a coast?
What is the beach?
What is sand barre?
What is sediment?
marginal land between land and sea
An active area within the coastal margin
Accumulated sediment
The sand, unconsolidated material
What is a coast?
marginal land between land and sea
What is the beach?
An active area within the coastal margin
22 terms
Geography - Water on the land
The force of the water breaks rock par…
Eroded rocks picked up by the river sc…
Eroded rocks picked up by the river sm…
Soluble materials dissolve in the wate…
Hydraulic action
Abrasion
Attrition
Solution
The force of the water breaks rock par…
Hydraulic action
Eroded rocks picked up by the river sc…
Abrasion
19 terms
land and water features geography
archipelago
basin
canyon
delta
a group of islands
a region drained by a river
deep valley, cliffs
a deposit of sand/soil at the mouth of a river
archipelago
a group of islands
basin
a region drained by a river
41 terms
Geography water on the land
Channel
Hydraulic Action
Abrasion
Attrition
The path of the river valley occupied by the water itself
The power of the volume of water moving in the river
Occurs when a larger load carried by the river hits the bed a…
The load carried by the river knocks into other parts of the…
Channel
The path of the river valley occupied by the water itself
Hydraulic Action
The power of the volume of water moving in the river
43 terms
Geography water on the land
Erosion
Transportation
Deposition
Channel
The sculpting of a landscape for example by rivers involving…
The carrying of sediment downstream
The dumping of sediment that has been transported by a river
The part of the river valley occupied by the water itself
Erosion
The sculpting of a landscape for example by rivers involving…
Transportation
The carrying of sediment downstream
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