Flood Plain

by. Andrea Passion

Major river silver maple floodplain system along the Merrimack River

A flood plain is a wide valley which water flows threw.

Watershed

A watershed is an area of water that goes from high water, to low water, and the into a bigger body of water.

Source

A waterfall can be a source

A source is where water begins or starts at

Mouth-Delta

Mouth

A mouth is where a river empties into a larger body of water

Delta

A delta a land-form of sediment that is deposited where a river flows into an ocean or a lake

Great Basin

The great salt lake is a great basin

A watershed where the water does not flow into the ocean

divide

Mountains and valleys that split up the watersheds

Down River

Down river is between headwaters and floodplains

Tributary

A tributary is a stream or a river which flows

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