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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
Geography- Water Conflicts content
Factors that lead to water conflicts
Global water supplies
Climate
Rivers
• Climate change... • Over-abstraction... • Cost of water in develo…
• Physical factors ... o Climate... o Rivers... o Geology
• Determines the global distribution of water by means of ann…
• Transfer surface water across continents
Factors that lead to water conflicts
• Climate change... • Over-abstraction... • Cost of water in develo…
Global water supplies
• Physical factors ... o Climate... o Rivers... o Geology
25 terms
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
16 terms
AP Geography Bodies of Water
Gulf of Mexico
Black Sea
Hudson Bay
Baltic Sea
Gulf of Mexico
Black Sea
12 terms
Geography Water Terms
river
river examples
tributary
tributary examples
a large flowing body of water that empties into the sea
Mississippi river and Missouri river
a river or stream that flows into another river or stream
Missouri river is tributary of Mississippi river because it f…
river
a large flowing body of water that empties into the sea
river examples
Mississippi river and Missouri river
9 terms
Geography- The Water Cycle Stats
Amount of water in the Oceans and Seas
Amount of water in the Greenland and A…
Amount of water stored in the soil and…
Amount of water stored in rivers and l…
97.3%
2.1%
0.6%
0.01%
Amount of water in the Oceans and Seas
97.3%
Amount of water in the Greenland and A…
2.1%
Geography vocabulary (water)
Bay
Channel
Downstream
Fjords
part of a large body of water that extends into a shoreline g…
wide strait or waterway between two landmasses that lie close…
direction in which a river or stream flows from its source to…
a long, narrow inlet with steep sides or cliffs
Bay
part of a large body of water that extends into a shoreline g…
Channel
wide strait or waterway between two landmasses that lie close…
31 terms
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
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
geography chapter 11 water
drinking waters
average americans
water quality
US clean water act of
comes from grounder water and purified before sent out into c…
90 gallons in a home per day, very political bottled water ca…
can be contaminated easily because so much sewage problem wit…
1972
drinking waters
comes from grounder water and purified before sent out into c…
average americans
90 gallons in a home per day, very political bottled water ca…
13 terms
Geography Water Terms
lake
source
mouth
river
water completely surrounded by land
where a river begins
where the river meets the sea/ocean
a stream of water that flows through land
lake
water completely surrounded by land
source
where a river begins
52 terms
Geography- Water Conflicts (CASE STUDIES)
The water problems of the Beijing- Tia…
The three gorges project
Contrasting Water extremes
The Aral Sea
• Beijing population 16 million... • Tianjin population 11 milli…
• Yangtze River... • Current reliance on coal-fired power statio…
• Canada... o Households use 800 litres per person per day... Rais…
• 1950s Soviet government diverted water from the rivers Amu…
The water problems of the Beijing- Tia…
• Beijing population 16 million... • Tianjin population 11 milli…
The three gorges project
• Yangtze River... • Current reliance on coal-fired power statio…
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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…
67 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.…
8 terms
OT Geography: Water
Mediterranean Sea
Sea of Galilee
Jordan River
Dead Sea
The land of the OT lies east of this body of water
Freshwater lake 7 miles wide x 14 miles long, about 36 miles…
River flowing south out of the Sea of Galilee; 65 miles long;…
Lowest point on land, almost 3,000 feet below sea level; shap…
Mediterranean Sea
The land of the OT lies east of this body of water
Sea of Galilee
Freshwater lake 7 miles wide x 14 miles long, about 36 miles…
Geography: Landforms + Water Bodies
Mountain
Volcano
Lake
Glacier
A natural elevation of the Earth's surface rising more or les…
An opening in the Earth's crust from which lava escapes to th…
A large body of water surrounded by land
A huge slow-moving mass of snow and ice
Mountain
A natural elevation of the Earth's surface rising more or les…
Volcano
An opening in the Earth's crust from which lava escapes to th…
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Geography: Bodies of Water
cove
bay
canal
delta
small, horseshoe-shaped body of water along the coast; the wa…
a body of water that is partly enclosed by land (and is usual…
man-made waterway used for transportation or irrigation
a low, watery land formed at the mouth of a river often (but…
cove
small, horseshoe-shaped body of water along the coast; the wa…
bay
a body of water that is partly enclosed by land (and is usual…
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…
12 terms
ESL Geography 1 Bodies of water Vocabulary
Waterfall
strait
bay
Ocean
A stream of water that falls from a high place.
A narrow passage of water connecting two large bodies of water
a broad inlet of the sea where the land curves inward
A large body of salt water
Waterfall
A stream of water that falls from a high place.
strait
A narrow passage of water connecting two large bodies of water
Geography- Water Conflicts content
Factors that lead to water conflicts
Global water supplies
Physical factor: Climate
Physical Factor: Rivers
• Climate change... • Over-abstraction... • Cost of water in develo…
• Physical factors ... o Climate... o Rivers... o Geology
• Determines the global distribution of water by means of ann…
• Transfer surface water across continents
Factors that lead to water conflicts
• Climate change... • Over-abstraction... • Cost of water in develo…
Global water supplies
• Physical factors ... o Climate... o Rivers... o Geology
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
57 terms
Geography Water Term 3
Geography
Water
space
place
Study of the earth
Aqua
Everything has a location on the space that is the surface of…
The world is made up of places, so to understand our world we…
Geography
Study of the earth
Water
Aqua
46 terms
Geography - Energy and Water
Physical location factors for coal/oil…
Human location factors for coal/oil fi…
Physical location factors for nuclear…
Human location factors for nuclear pow…
Often by a deep water port (oil)... Near coal fields/where it's…
Close to road and rail - infrastructure... Away from large popul…
Near the coast (emergency coolant)... Large flat land... Away from…
Away from population... Close to infrastructure e.g. roads
Physical location factors for coal/oil…
Often by a deep water port (oil)... Near coal fields/where it's…
Human location factors for coal/oil fi…
Close to road and rail - infrastructure... Away from large popul…
Geography - Water World
Appropriate technology
Irrigation
Lined well
Hand Pump
Intermediate technology - small scale solutions to local prob…
Watering of crops
A well lined with concrete to stop sewage entering the water…
Made by Afridev, extract water from wells and are easy to fix
Appropriate technology
Intermediate technology - small scale solutions to local prob…
Irrigation
Watering of crops
water terms- world geography
ocean
ocean current
sea
glacier
one of the four major bodies of salt water that surround the…
stream of either cold or warm that moves in a definite direct…
large body of water completely or partly surrounded by land
large, thick body of slowly moving ice
ocean
one of the four major bodies of salt water that surround the…
ocean current
stream of either cold or warm that moves in a definite direct…
22 terms
Geography Water Test
salinization
3 most fatal diseases
NGO
privatization
process of increasing salt content
typhoid, cholera, and diarrhea
Non-Government Organization
private ownership
salinization
process of increasing salt content
3 most fatal diseases
typhoid, cholera, and diarrhea
223 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…
Geography 200: Water Resources
Water cycle (hydrologic cycle)
evaporation
transpirtation
precipitation
biogeochemical cycle that purifies and distributes the earth'…
the conversion of liquid water in the oceans, rivers, lakes,…
the evaporation of water from plant leaves into the atmosphere
the return of water from the atmosphere to the planet's surfa…
Water cycle (hydrologic cycle)
biogeochemical cycle that purifies and distributes the earth'…
evaporation
the conversion of liquid water in the oceans, rivers, lakes,…
Geography Water Conflicts
Aquifer
Convectional Rainfall
Desalinisation
El Nino
A rock which will hold water and let it through e.g. chalk.
when the land warms it heats the air above causing the air to…
The conversion of salt water into fresh water by the partial…
A southerly warm ocean current, which develops 14 times a cen…
Aquifer
A rock which will hold water and let it through e.g. chalk.
Convectional Rainfall
when the land warms it heats the air above causing the air to…
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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…
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
10 terms
Geography|Topographic Mapping|Water
height of land & spot heights
contour
tributary
dam
river flow from high to low
"v" points upstream
joins pointing down hill, into river, downstream
water builds up behind dam wall
height of land & spot heights
river flow from high to low
contour
"v" points upstream
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
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
Geography - Access to Clean Water
1/3
1 Billion
12 times
Metabolic process,.,..
What fraction of the world's population live in area where wa…
How many people lack access to clean water?
How much more do people in developing countries pay on averag…
Water is critical to which one of the body's processors ?
1/3
What fraction of the world's population live in area where wa…
1 Billion
How many people lack access to clean water?
11 terms
GEOGRAPHY- WATER WORLD
EVAPORATION
EVAPOTRANSPIRATION
GROUND WATER FLOW
INFILTRATION
Water turning into water vapour
The sum of evaporation from the Earths surface including tran…
The movement of water underground through rocks
The seeping of water into the soil
EVAPORATION
Water turning into water vapour
EVAPOTRANSPIRATION
The sum of evaporation from the Earths surface including tran…
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…
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…
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
11 terms
Geography Bodies of water
Atlantic
Pacific
Gulf of Mexico
Great Lakes
Highway for explorers, settlers, immigrants
Exploration Destination
Exploration route for spanish and french to Mexico and other…
Inland ports
Atlantic
Highway for explorers, settlers, immigrants
Pacific
Exploration Destination
25 terms
Geography - Water in the World
Geography
Inquiry approach
fossil fuels
subsistence farming
the study of the world around us - people and places
investigating geographical questions
fuels that come from the breakdown of living materials, are f…
agriculture that provides food for the needs of only the farm…
Geography
the study of the world around us - people and places
Inquiry approach
investigating geographical questions
geography : bodies of water examples
bay
strait
confluence
delta
deleware chesapeake
bering strait
four corners (AZ NM UT CO) lackawanna and susquehannah at pit…
nile delta
bay
deleware chesapeake
strait
bering strait
geography: bodies of water
bay
strout
confluence
delta
a body of water that extends into the land
a body of water that connects 2 large bodies of water
where 2 or more things meet especially river states and events
a fan shaped deposit of sand or mud at the mouth (or end) of…
bay
a body of water that extends into the land
strout
a body of water that connects 2 large bodies of water
10 terms
Geography Bodies of Water (Key vocabulary)
Gateway West
Destination
Highway
Lewis and Clark
Ohio River
Pacific Ocean
Atlantic Ocean
Colombia River
Gateway West
Ohio River
Destination
Pacific Ocean
Bodies of Water Geography Terms
Puget Sound
Snake River
Strait of Juan de Fuca
Columbia River
arm of the Pacific Ocean from Alaska
What river joins the Columbia river and forms part of the Ore…
strait that separates the island of Vancouver (Canada) from t…
River that rises in B.C. and eventually becomes the border be…
Puget Sound
arm of the Pacific Ocean from Alaska
Snake River
What river joins the Columbia river and forms part of the Ore…
Geography: Water - Term 1
Catchment
Watershed/Interfluve
Interception
Throughflow
Area of ground that collects water for a river system
Line that separates 1 river catchment from another
Process where water is trapped by leaves and plants
The flow of water under the ground surface
Catchment
Area of ground that collects water for a river system
Watershed/Interfluve
Line that separates 1 river catchment from another
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
37 terms
Global Studies: Water Geography
Red Sea
Hudson Bay
Bering Strait
Bering Sea
What body of water is this?
What body of water is this?
What body of water is this?
What body of water is the arrow pointing to?
Red Sea
What body of water is this?
Hudson Bay
What body of water is this?
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.
26 terms
Geography: water in the world test
Resource
Ground water
Virtual water
Water foot print
any physical material making up Earth that people need and va…
water beneath Earth's surface in soil pore spaces and in the…
the volume of freshwater used to produce a product.
The volume of water that goes into the production of a produc…
Resource
any physical material making up Earth that people need and va…
Ground water
water beneath Earth's surface in soil pore spaces and in the…
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