Great Basin Salt


Part of the upper Mississippi River cutting through sandstone.

Flood Plain- an area of low-lying ground adjacent to a river, formed mainly of river sediments and subject to flooding.

This drawing is from the Elk County.

Watershed- an area or ridge of land that separates waters flowing to different rivers, basins, or seas.

Mountains are sources of water because the snow melts and goes to the water.

Source- a place, person, or thing from which something comes or can be obtained.

This is the mouth of the Columbia River.

mouth-an opening or entrance to a structure that is hollow, concave, or almost completely enclosed.

Great Salt Lake (Above) is an example of a great basin.

Great Basin- watershed that does not flow to a body of water

This is a drawing of a divide.

Divide- separate or be separated into parts.

This is a headwaters stream in lake Ohio

Headwaters- a tributary stream of a river close to or forming part of its source.

This is an example of a tributary because this flows into water.

tributary-a river or stream flowing into a larger river or lake.

This is from the downriver canoe company.^

Downriver-toward or situated at a point nearer the mouth of a river.

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