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water terms ss

info about geographical terms about water forms for ss

QuestionAnswer
one of the four largest bodies of water? ocean
a large natural stream of water? river
the beginning of a brook or river? source
a body of freshwater or salt water of considerable size surronded by land? lake
an artifficial waterway or navigation or irragation? canal
a river that flows into a lager river? tributary
water that lies beneath the surface of the earth? ground water
one of the four largest bodies of water? ocean
a large natural stream of water? river
the beginning of a brook or river? source
a body of freshwater or salt water of considerable size surronded by land? lake
an artifficial waterway or navigation or irragation? canal
a river that flows into a lager river? tributary
water that lies beneath the surface of the earth? ground water
the movement of water from the earth to air and back again to the earth by evaporation, condesation, and precipitation? water cycle
a portion of the sea extending into the land? gulf
part of water that reaches into the land, smaller than a gulf? bay
the part of a river where its waters empty into the sea or into another river? mouth
an area where the soil is under shollow water, such as a swamp, marsh, or bog? wetland
a large river of ice formed from sno on high ground? glacier
a part of a river's course where the water rushes over rocks? rapids
a place where water is collected and stored for future use, especialy an artificial basin created by the damming of a river? reservior
the flow of a stream of water, either in a river or through a ocean? current
the regular rising and falling of the ocean? tide
the study of the ocean and the life within it? oceanography
a narrow waterway connecting two large bodies of water? straight
a narrow inlet of the sea between the steep sides of a glaciated valley? fjord
a narrow strip of water extending into a coast? inlet
land built up by deposits at the mouth of a river? delta
the broad mouth of a river int which the tide flows? estuary
a riverbank higher than the surronding land? levee
a ussaly dry river channel, found in dessert regions, that fills up with running water durin a cloudburst? wadi
a bed of a salt lake that contains water at irrugular peiods? playa
the level below which the ground is saturated with water? water table
a body of water encircled by a coral reef? lagoon
a very powerful ocean wave set off by earthquakes or undersee volcano eruptions that causes great destuction on land? tsunami
a floating mass of ice that has brocken off from a glacier? iceberg
Created by: noahs