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***Sc SCience Test***

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bed load
consists of pebbles and bolders tht bounce along the stram bed?
watershed
drainage basions the ares of land tht is drained by the water system?
load
the material carried by it?
dissolved load
consists of disolved materials?
gradient
the measures in change and elevation in a certian distance?
mature
wht kinda river erodes its channel wider? not as steep?
outside
errosion at meanders occur at the ____ banks?
depostition
the prosses by witch material is laid down?
condensation
evaporation tht kewls forming coluds?
suspended load
small rocks and soil tht is carried by a stream?
placer depostits
heavy minerals tht are somtimes deposited at places in a river where the current slows doem?
precipitation
rain sonw sleet hail?
water table
boundry between the two is called a wht?
alluvial fan
fan shaped mass of matterial deposited nyu a stream whtn the slope of the land decreaseses sharply?
load
wht r the 3 stages of a river?
discharge
the anount of water a streariver carries in an amount of time?m or
tributarys
a stream tht flows into a lake or larger stram?
gradient
wht r the 3 stages of a river?
runoff
precipitation flows down mts. or hills?
inside
deposition occurs on the ______ banks?
climate
wht r the 3 stages of a river?
zone areation
from rain water seeps through?
channel
the path tht a stream follows?
divide
the boundray between drainage areas tht have strans tht flow in opposite directions?
delta
fan shaped base deposited at the mouth of a river?
leeve
along the river to prevent flooding?
ground water
water tht is located below the earths surface?
erosion
the prosses by witch wind water and gravity trasports soil and sediment from one location to another.
zone saturation
water collects?
floodplain
an area along a river tht forms sediment deposited when a river overflows?
preculation
precipitation goes into the soil?
youthful
wht kinda river erodes its channel deeper?
water cycle
the continuous movement from the ocean to the atmoshere to the land and back to the ocean?
old
wht kinda rivers have low gradient and erosive powers?

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