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Bay, esturaries, and watersheds

Bay/Estuary A partly enclosed coastal body of water with one or more river or streams flowing from it.Also no as the "mixing zone" where an ocean meets a fresh water river
Brackish a mix of salt and freshwater that forms an estuary
riffle A shallow part of waterwith lots of little waves
pool a deep, slow, and calm part of a river.
pervious allows water to sink in
impervious water cannot penetrate it so it flows of carrying oils and trash
Created by: 44elephants