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FRESHWATER water that is not salty and has little or no taste,color,or smeller
SALT WATER water that contains dissolved salts and other minerals
WATER CYCLE the continuous movement of water through the environment of the Earth
EVAPORATION the process in which water changes from liquid to vapor
CONDENSATION the process in which water vapor in the atmosphere becomes liquid
PRECIPITATION the water that falls from clowds
DIVIDE a ridge, or continuous line of highland from which water flows in different dirrections
DRAINAGE BASIN an area into which all of thewater on one side of a divide flows
TURNOVER the rising and sinking of cold and warm water layers in a lake
EUTROPHICATION an increase of nutrients ina lake or pond
ICE BERG a mass of ice floating in the ocean
GROUND WATER water held under ground
PERMIABLE SUBSTANCE a substance that liquids can flow through
IMPERMIABLE SUBSTANCE a substance that liquids cannot flow through
WATER TABLE the top of the region that is saturated, or completely filled water
AQUIFER an under ground layer of permiable rock or sediment that contains water
SPRING a flow of water from the ground at a place where the surface of the land dips below the water table
ARTESIAN WELL a well in which water flows to the surface naturally because it is under pressure
Created by: Jordan Davila