Parts Of A River By E.Holland
A watershed is a area of high going down to a large body of water. A example of a watershed is the Mississippi river watershed.
A delta is a area where the river meats the ocean or sea, and where fresh water meet salt water.
A floodplain is a relatively flat land adjacent to a river channel that is underwater when the rivers flood
A headwaters are a entrance to a upper reach of a stream. light is blocked by trees and plants to not grow that much around headwaters.
A great basin is a water shed that does not go to a big body of water.
A source is were the water comes out of in a river.
A downriver is between headwaters and flood-pools.
A tributary is a stream or river which flows into a main stream
A divide is used to separate watersheds and rivers.