Body of water

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A body of water or waterbody (often spelled water body) is any significant accumulation of water, generally on a planet's surface.wikipedia
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Sea

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The term most often refers to oceans, seas, and lakes, but it includes smaller pools of water such as ponds, wetlands, or more rarely, puddles.
The sea, the world ocean or simply the ocean is the connected body of salty water that covers over 70% of Earth's surface (361132000 km2, with a total volume of roughly 1,332,000,000 km3).

Harbor

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Similarly, most harbors are naturally occurring bays, but some harbors have been created through construction.
A harbor (American English) or harbour (British English; see spelling differences) (synonyms: wharves, haven) is a sheltered body of water where ships, boats, and barges can be docked.

Navigability

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Bodies of water that are navigable are known as waterways.
A body of water, such as a river, canal or lake, is navigable if it is deep, wide and slow enough for a vessel to pass or walk.

Wetland

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The term most often refers to oceans, seas, and lakes, but it includes smaller pools of water such as ponds, wetlands, or more rarely, puddles.
Wetlands have unique characteristics: they are generally distinguished from other water bodies or landforms based on their water level and on the types of plants that live within them.

Waterway

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Bodies of water that are navigable are known as waterways.
A waterway is any navigable body of water.

Water

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A body of water or waterbody (often spelled water body) is any significant accumulation of water, generally on a planet's surface.
Liquid water is found in bodies of water, such as an ocean, sea, lake, river, stream, canal, pond, or puddle.

Landform

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A body of water does not have to be still or contained; rivers, streams, canals, and other geographical features where water moves from one place to another are also considered bodies of water.
Gross physical features or landforms include intuitive elements such as berms, mounds, hills, ridges, cliffs, valleys, rivers, peninsulas, volcanoes, and numerous other structural and size-scaled (e.g. ponds vs. lakes, hills vs. mountains) elements including various kinds of inland and oceanic waterbodies and sub-surface features.

Drainage basin

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A drainage basin is any area of land where precipitation collects and drains off into a common outlet, such as into a river, bay, or other body of water.

Inlet

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An inlet is an indentation of a shoreline, usually long and narrow, such as a small bay or arm, that often leads to an enclosed body of salt water, such as a sound, bay, lagoon, or marsh.

Fjord

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The Norse verb ferd (travelling/ferrying), the Norse noun substantive fjǫrðr means a "lake-like" waterbody used for passage and ferrying, which is of Indo-European origin (*' from *' or *).

Stream

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A body of water does not have to be still or contained; rivers, streams, canals, and other geographical features where water moves from one place to another are also considered bodies of water.
A stream is a body of water with surface water flowing within the bed and banks of a channel.

Caspian Sea

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The Caspian Sea is the world's largest inland body of water, variously classed as the world's largest lake or a full-fledged sea.

Water pollution

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Water pollution is the contamination of water bodies, usually as a result of human activities.

Tributary

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A confluence, where two or more bodies of water meet together, usually refers to the joining of tributaries.

Salt marsh

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Ocean

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The term most often refers to oceans, seas, and lakes, but it includes smaller pools of water such as ponds, wetlands, or more rarely, puddles.

Lake

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The term most often refers to oceans, seas, and lakes, but it includes smaller pools of water such as ponds, wetlands, or more rarely, puddles.

Pond

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The term most often refers to oceans, seas, and lakes, but it includes smaller pools of water such as ponds, wetlands, or more rarely, puddles.

Puddle

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The term most often refers to oceans, seas, and lakes, but it includes smaller pools of water such as ponds, wetlands, or more rarely, puddles.

River

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A body of water does not have to be still or contained; rivers, streams, canals, and other geographical features where water moves from one place to another are also considered bodies of water.

Canal

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A body of water does not have to be still or contained; rivers, streams, canals, and other geographical features where water moves from one place to another are also considered bodies of water.

Phytotelma

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The term body of water can also refer to a reservoir of water held by a plant, technically known as a phytotelma.

Tide

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Bodies of water are affected by gravity which is what creates the tidal effects on Earth.