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  1. Land area drained by stream system.
    Watershed
  2. Ability of a matirial to let water pass through.
    Permability
  3. Deep hole drilled or dug into the ground to reach a resevior of ground water.
    Well (Duh)
  4. Area of land that is coverd by water most of the year.
    Wetland
  5. Elvevated land that divids noe watershed from another.
    Divide
  6. Small body of water where light can reach the bottom in all places.
    Pond
  7. Curve or bend in a stream formed when slope deccreases and water slows down.
    Meander
  8. Depth below earths surface where all the poers of a matirial are compleatly filled with water.
    Zone of saturation
  9. Large body of water where light does not reach the bottom on all parts.
    Lake
  10. persentage of open spaces between grains in a rock.
    Porosity
  11. Permiable underground layer where water flows
    Aquifyer
  12. Area below the ground were there is no water.
    Zone of aration
  13. Small stream that flows into a larger streem or river.
    Tributary
  14. Top of the zone of saturation that rises and falls
    Water table
  15. Absence of water in a well due to usage.
    Draw down/cone of depression
  16. Process by which lake become rich in nutrients from surrounding watershed.
    Eutrophication uses nitrade (no3) and phospate (po4) and resalts in loss of o2
  17. What are the 4 functions of a wetland?
    • recharge
    • habitat
    • flood satages
    • filtration

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