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Geography water
Water cycle
% water easily accessible to drink
In the 20th century
Physical factors that influence water…
Closed system. Evaporation > Transport as water vapour > Land…
0.007%
Water demand increased X6
El Nino... Vegetation... Seasonality (e.g. monsoons)... Climate... Geolog…
Water cycle
Closed system. Evaporation > Transport as water vapour > Land…
% water easily accessible to drink
0.007%
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Geography: Water
Atmospheric water
Cryospheric water
Hydrosphere
Oceanic water
water vapour with some liquid water and ice crystals
ice
all liquid and frozen surface water, ground water and atmosph…
water contained in oceans and seas, but not inland seas
Atmospheric water
water vapour with some liquid water and ice crystals
Cryospheric water
ice
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Geography water
Source
V shaped valley
Interlocking Spurs
Tributary
Where the stream begins
Are usually found in the mountains and hills. Often have very…
As the river erodes the landscape in the upper course it wind…
A stream or river that flows and joins the main river
Source
Where the stream begins
V shaped valley
Are usually found in the mountains and hills. Often have very…
22 terms
Geography - Water
Water Cycle
Precipitation
Evaporation
Condensation
The natural sequence through which water passes into the atmo…
Falling products of condensation in the atmosphere, as rain,…
The act of change from a liquid or solid state into vapor
The change of water from its gaseous form (water vapor) into…
Water Cycle
The natural sequence through which water passes into the atmo…
Precipitation
Falling products of condensation in the atmosphere, as rain,…
25 terms
Bodies of Water Geography Quiz
Atlantic Ocean
Pacific Ocean
Arctic Ocean
Indian Ocean
Atlantic Ocean
Pacific Ocean
101 terms
IGCSE Geography Energy and Water
Benefits of higher energy consumption
Problems with higher energy consumption
renewable energy
fossil fuels
electricity makes tasks easier, transport systems use oil, in…
Will eventually run out of non-renewable energy sources soon.…
Energy that can be reused over and over
Coal, oil, natural gas, and other fuels that are ancient rema…
Benefits of higher energy consumption
electricity makes tasks easier, transport systems use oil, in…
Problems with higher energy consumption
Will eventually run out of non-renewable energy sources soon.…
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Geography Water Terms
lake
source
mouth
river
water almost completely surrounded by land
where a river begin
where the river meets the sea or ocean
a stream of water that flows through land
lake
water almost completely surrounded by land
source
where a river begin
18 terms
Geography: Water World
Largest water store
Stores of water
The water cycle diagram
Evaporation
The ocean
The ocean... Glaciers and snow cover... Groundwater... Lakes and rivers
Liquid to water vapour... Happens more in high temperatures
Largest water store
The ocean
Stores of water
The ocean... Glaciers and snow cover... Groundwater... Lakes and rivers
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Water Cycle IGCSE Geography
source
watershed
mouth
tributary
where the water starts
an area of high land between two drainage basins
where a river flows into a lake or the sea
a small river or stream that flows into a larger river
source
where the water starts
watershed
an area of high land between two drainage basins
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Geography water
Where is Salt water found?
Where is fresh water found?
Most of earths water is found in _____…
Which water can you drink as long as i…
Found in oceans and seas
Found in rivers, lakes, streams, underground rivers and dams
Oceans
Fresh water
Where is Salt water found?
Found in oceans and seas
Where is fresh water found?
Found in rivers, lakes, streams, underground rivers and dams
65 terms
Geography - water
How much water is fresh water?
Water vulnerability
Water stress
Water scarcity
2.5%
1700 to 2500 cubic metres per person per year
1000 to 1700 cubic metres per person per year
1000 cubic metres per person per year
How much water is fresh water?
2.5%
Water vulnerability
1700 to 2500 cubic metres per person per year
Year 5 Geography: Water
lake
well
irrigation
industry
A large hollow in the land which is filled with water.
A hole that has been dug or drilled into the ground to reach…
The taking of water to the land so that crops grow well.
The making of things in factories or workshops.
lake
A large hollow in the land which is filled with water.
well
A hole that has been dug or drilled into the ground to reach…
85 terms
Geography- Water
What is water stress?
What is water scarcity?
When does physical water scarcity occur?
When does economic water scarcity occur?
The term used when the annual supply of water per person fall…
The term used when the annual supply of water per person fall…
When more that 75% of a country's river flows are being used.
The development of blue water flow sources is limited by huma…
What is water stress?
The term used when the annual supply of water per person fall…
What is water scarcity?
The term used when the annual supply of water per person fall…
29 terms
Geography water
What is a water cycle?
What is the water cycle powered from a…
Name the 4 stages of the water cycle f…
What is evaporation?
Continuos movement of water
It is powered from the sun because the first stage happens wh…
Evaporation,Condensation,precipitation,transpiration
The change from liquid to gas
What is a water cycle?
Continuos movement of water
What is the water cycle powered from a…
It is powered from the sun because the first stage happens wh…
37 terms
Geography-Landforms and Water
core
crust
mantle
lithosphere
The central part of the earth below the mantle
The thin outer layer of the earth that contains the earth's c…
A layer of thick, hot rock between the crust and core
All of the land on earth make up this physical system
core
The central part of the earth below the mantle
crust
The thin outer layer of the earth that contains the earth's c…
32 terms
Geography GCSE Key Terms Water
solution
suspension
saltation
traction
The process which dissolves minerals from rocks into water
The process of transport which carries fine sediment and silt…
The process where sand sized particles bounce along the river…
The process of transport which describes the movement of larg…
solution
The process which dissolves minerals from rocks into water
suspension
The process of transport which carries fine sediment and silt…
34 terms
Geography - Water
How much of global freshwater sources…
What % of total volume of water on Ear…
What is water stress and water scarcity?
What are some hard water management st…
2%
0.296%
Stress = >1700m3 water/cap... Scarcity = >1000m3 water/cap
Dams, pipelines, desalination plants
How much of global freshwater sources…
2%
What % of total volume of water on Ear…
0.296%
11 terms
Geography - Water
When was californias water treaty form…
Whats the 2016 target for water extrac…
How many states does the colorado run…
How much water flow into the salton se…
2007
Decrease by 20%
7
75%
When was californias water treaty form…
2007
Whats the 2016 target for water extrac…
Decrease by 20%
10 terms
Geography: Water Cycle
Aquifer
Percolation
Groundwater Flow
Infiltration
A large store of underground water usually contained in porou…
The movement of water out of the soil and into the rocks below.
The flow of water through rocks.
The movement of water from the ground surface into the soil.
Aquifer
A large store of underground water usually contained in porou…
Percolation
The movement of water out of the soil and into the rocks below.
IGCSE Geography Energy and Water
Benefits of higher energy consumption
Problems with higher energy consumption
renewable energy
fossil fuels
electricity makes tasks easier, transport systems use oil, in…
Will eventually run out of non-renewable energy sources soon.…
Energy that can be reused over and over
Coal, oil, natural gas, and other fuels that are ancient rema…
Benefits of higher energy consumption
electricity makes tasks easier, transport systems use oil, in…
Problems with higher energy consumption
Will eventually run out of non-renewable energy sources soon.…
10 terms
Geography: Physical Features (Water)
canal
delta
gulf
harbor
a waterway dug by people through which ships can pass
triangular-shaped area of small islands of sediment that divi…
large part of an ocean that extends into the land. Usually la…
a sheltered area of water where ships can anchor safely
canal
a waterway dug by people through which ships can pass
delta
triangular-shaped area of small islands of sediment that divi…
23 terms
Water geography 6th grade
River
Lake
Mid-Atlantic Range
5 oceans
A natural formation of water that runs into a larger body of…
Body of water completely surrounded by land
Earth's longest mountain range, found underneath the ocean
Atlantic, Pacific, Arctic, Antartica, Indian
River
A natural formation of water that runs into a larger body of…
Lake
Body of water completely surrounded by land
10 terms
Water Cycle - Geography
Precipitation
Infiltration
Water Table
Condesation
Any form of water that falls from clouds and reaches Earth's…
Downward movement of water through soil.
the upper surface of underground water
The process by which a gas changes to a liquid
Precipitation
Any form of water that falls from clouds and reaches Earth's…
Infiltration
Downward movement of water through soil.
9 terms
Geography water vocab
Aquifer
Aqueduct
Irrigation
Water Scarcity
An underground layer of rocks, sand and gravel containing a l…
A man-made pipeline or canal that transports water from one p…
The artificial supply of water to agricultural land.
The lack of sufficient water resources to meet the demands of…
Aquifer
An underground layer of rocks, sand and gravel containing a l…
Aqueduct
A man-made pipeline or canal that transports water from one p…
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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…
Geography Review (Water cycle)
Explain the Hydrological cycle
Explain the Drainage basin system
Explain the Watershed
Draw a diagram of the drainage basin f…
When water enters and continually cycles around the earth thr…
It's the area of land drained by a river and its tributaries,…
A drainage basin that is surrounded by higher land, this boun…
Explain the Hydrological cycle
When water enters and continually cycles around the earth thr…
Explain the Drainage basin system
It's the area of land drained by a river and its tributaries,…
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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
22 terms
Geography Landform and Water Terms
island
archipelago
continent
plain
land completely surrounded by water
a group of islands
the largest land mass
flat land
island
land completely surrounded by water
archipelago
a group of islands
17 terms
Water World Geography
How does the hydrological cycle link t…
Why is the water cycle called a system?
What are the key terms for the process…
What is confluence?
Biosphere- Transpiration, water used for plants and animals,…
Because nothing is added and nothing leaves- its a constant c…
Evaporation- wow float water ... Transpiration- evap. through t…
the point when two rivers meet
How does the hydrological cycle link t…
Biosphere- Transpiration, water used for plants and animals,…
Why is the water cycle called a system?
Because nothing is added and nothing leaves- its a constant c…
13 terms
Geography - Bodies of Water
bay
channel
gulf
harbor
a portion of the ocean that is partly enclosed by land; usual…
a body of water joining two larger bodies of water
a large area of ocean partly surrounded by land
a sheltered body of water where ships anchor
bay
a portion of the ocean that is partly enclosed by land; usual…
channel
a body of water joining two larger bodies of water
16 terms
AP Geography Bodies of Water
Gulf of Mexico
Black Sea
Hudson Bay
Baltic Sea
Gulf of Mexico
Black Sea
21 terms
Geography:Water Features
Mississippi River
Hudson bay
Yukon River
Alantic Ocean
Mississippi River
Hudson bay
14 terms
Geography: Water & Change
Water Stress
Water Scarce Area
Economic Water Scarcity
Physical Water Scarcity
Place where water supply is below 1700 cubic meters per perso…
Place where supply is below 1000 cubic meters per person per…
When a population does not have the necessary monetary means…
When physical access to water is limited. ... * Physical water s…
Water Stress
Place where water supply is below 1700 cubic meters per perso…
Water Scarce Area
Place where supply is below 1000 cubic meters per person per…
22 terms
Geography - Rivers/Lakes/Bodies of Water
Hudson River
Ohio River
Mississippi River
Missouri River
Hudson River
Ohio River
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…
25 terms
US Geography- Bodies of water
Great Salt Lake
Lake superior
Lake Michigan
Lake Huron
Great Salt Lake
Lake superior
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
Geography: Water In The World
Hydrological Cycle
Closed system
Evaporation
Transpiration
The natural recycling of water between the ocean, atmosphere…
No water can be added or removed
When water is changed into water vapour
Absorption of water by plants, the transfer of water through…
Hydrological Cycle
The natural recycling of water between the ocean, atmosphere…
Closed system
No water can be added or removed
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Geography Water World
How does the hydrological cycle link t…
How does the hydrological cycle link t…
How does the hydrological cycle link t…
Why is the water cycle called a system?
Biosphere- Transpiration, water used for plants and animals,…
Atmosphere- Evaporation, condensation and precipitation
Lithosphere- where the whole cycle takes place- water is stor…
Because nothing is added and nothing leaves- its a constant c…
How does the hydrological cycle link t…
Biosphere- Transpiration, water used for plants and animals,…
How does the hydrological cycle link t…
Atmosphere- Evaporation, condensation and precipitation
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Waters geography
Immigration
Urbanization
Metropolitan area
Urban sprawl
The movement of people into one country from another
The movement of people from Rural areas to cities
Includes the city with a population of at least 50,000 people…
The spread of people and suburban development
Immigration
The movement of people into one country from another
Urbanization
The movement of people from Rural areas to cities
17 terms
Geography (Bodies of Water)
Largest Lake in World
Largest Lake North America
Largest Lake South America
LArgest Lake Europe
Caspian Sea... Middle East/Lower Russia
Lake Superior... USA/Canada
Lake Titicaca... Peru/Bolivia
Caspian Sea... Middle East/Lower Russia
Largest Lake in World
Caspian Sea... Middle East/Lower Russia
Largest Lake North America
Lake Superior... USA/Canada
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Geography: Water World
Lithosphere/water cycle links
Atmosphere/water cycle links
Biosphere/water cycle links
Hydrological cycle
Aquifers- water is stored in a layer of permeable rock above…
Water vapor and clouds, precipitation that falls from them
Infiltration of soil, interception of precipitation by trees,…
The movement of water between the different forms- gas, liqui…
Lithosphere/water cycle links
Aquifers- water is stored in a layer of permeable rock above…
Atmosphere/water cycle links
Water vapor and clouds, precipitation that falls from them
118 terms
Geography- Water and Carbon Cycles
Model
System
Inputs
Outputs
A representation of a real life object or theory. Can be diag…
Elements that cooperate to produce an output from an input vi…
These are fed into a system to produce an output via a process.
The result of an input undergoing a process within a system.
Model
A representation of a real life object or theory. Can be diag…
System
Elements that cooperate to produce an output from an input vi…
24 terms
Geography Landform and water body
Mountain
Peninsula
Plateau
Valley
an area of rugged land that generally rises higher than 2,000…
an area of land that sticks out into a lake or ocean
a large flat elevated area of land
an area of low land between hill or mountain
Mountain
an area of rugged land that generally rises higher than 2,000…
Peninsula
an area of land that sticks out into a lake or ocean
20 terms
Vocabulary: Geography: Landforms and Bodies of Water
bay
cape
peninsula
gulf
a body of water forming an indentation of the shoreline, smal…
A point or head of land projecting into a body of water
an area of land surrounded by water on three sides
deep inlet of the sea
bay
a body of water forming an indentation of the shoreline, smal…
cape
A point or head of land projecting into a body of water
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Geography #3 Bodies of water
Red sea
Bay of Bengal
Gulf of Mexico
Mediterranean Sea
In between Africa and Asia. Specifically Saudi Arabia, Egypt,…
South of Asia, underneath India and Myanmar
Underneath the United states
Found in the middle of Africa, Asia and Europe
Red sea
In between Africa and Asia. Specifically Saudi Arabia, Egypt,…
Bay of Bengal
South of Asia, underneath India and Myanmar
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.
16 terms
Human Geography Bodies of Water
Chesapeake Bay
Lake Okeechobee
Lake Michigan
Lake Ontario
Body of water between Virginia and Maryland. Empties into the…
Large lake in Florida.
Great Lake between Illinois and Michigan.
Eastern most great lake. Between New York and Ontario, Canada.
Chesapeake Bay
Body of water between Virginia and Maryland. Empties into the…
Lake Okeechobee
Large lake in Florida.
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
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geography (water source)
Africa.
Yes.
Rain (falling water)
Under the ground.
What country/continent has the most water strees?
Is water a resource
What is precipitation?
Where is ground water located?
Africa.
What country/continent has the most water strees?
Yes.
Is water a resource
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