A watershed is.................
A region draining down in to a river then to a larger body of water (oceans)
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River in motion
Watersheds flow in to rivers most rivers flow into oceans or large bodes of water.
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Parts Of A River
Headwaters - extreme upper reaches of a stream Downriver - between headwaters and flood plain Tributary - a stream or river witch flows into a main stream Divide - separating the large rivers Mouth / delta - formed from sediments at the mouth of a river
The source of the watersheds (mountains)
Mouth / delta
An area formed from the deposition of sediments at the mouth of the river
A watershed that does not flow in to the ocean
separates the larger rivers
extreme upper reaches of a stream
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between headwaters and flood plain