Parts of a River by A.Smith

A floodplain in Seattle, Washington, by Geoengineers.

Floodplain

The relatively flat land adjacent to a river channel that is underwater when the river floods.

The Watershed Reservoir by Marin Water

Watershed

An area of high water to low water emptying into a large body of water.

A California Delta by Maven's Notebook

Delta/Mouth

The big body of water.

A downriver by Aaron Siebens

Downriver

Between headwaters and flood plain.

Tributary

A stream of a river which flows into a mainstream.

Divide

A border of a watershed

The Cetina Source by Wikipedia

Source

Where the water comes from.

Headwaters

Extreme upper reaches of a river.

Stella Lake, Great Basin National Park, Nevada.

Great Basin

Has no outflow to the ocean, the water evaporates and salts are left behind.

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