Rivers

by Ethan James Davis

Watershed

A watershed is were a stream or river comes down from a high place to a low place in a bigger body of water. In a watershed is all connected.

Source

A source is were the water starts in a river and a watershed.

In this picture it is an old water source or as we no it now a dam.

Mouth/Delta

A mouth/delta is were a river empties into a a big body of water

Great Bason

A great basin is were a river empties out to a bigger body of river and there is no out mouth to a sea or ocean. In a great basin the water evaporates.

A divide is the place that separates or cuts off a watershed or rivers

Headwater

A headwaters is a streams upper reaches

Down River

A down river is between a headwaters and flood plains

Tributary

A stream or river that flows into a main stream

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