Parts Of A River
By: Vernice Angelie Amagan
Watersheds: An area of high water to low water emptying to a large body of water.
Source: Where the water comes from.
Mouth: Into the river,opening of large body of water.
Delta: Sediment deposited where a river flows into an ocean or lake builds up a landform.
The Great Basin is a watershed where the water does not flow to the ocean.
The relatively flat land adjacent to a river channel that is underwater when the river floods.
Extreme upper reaches of a stream. In headwaters streams, light is blocked by trees making plant life in the streams scarce
This video shows the San Marcos Headwater.
Down River: Between headwaters and floodplain.
Tributary: A stream or river which flows into a mainstream.
Divide: Separates watersheds with mountain ranges.