Parts of a River

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Floodplain

http://www.nhdfl.org

Flat land that is underwater when the river floods

Watershed

http://www.iisd.
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Area of high water going down to low water

Source

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The beginning of a river or where water begins

Mouth/Delta

http://pages.uoregon.edu

An area formed from the deposition of sediments at the mouth of a river

Great Basin

http://2.bp.blogspot.com/

A watershed where water dosen't flow to the ocean

Divide

http://media-cdn.tripadvisor.com

Sheds that are used to seprate water

Headwater

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Extreme upper part of the water. where their is less nutrients

Downriver

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Between headwaters and floodplains

Tributary

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A stream or river which flows into the mainstream

That's all the parts to a river

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