Drainage system (geomorphology)

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In geomorphology, drainage systems, also known as river systems, are the patterns formed by the streams, rivers, and lakes in a particular drainage basin.wikipedia
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Lake

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In geomorphology, drainage systems, also known as river systems, are the patterns formed by the streams, rivers, and lakes in a particular drainage basin.
Canada, with a deranged drainage system has an estimated 31,752 lakes larger than 3 km² and an unknown total number of lakes, but is estimated to be at least 2 million.

Drainage basin

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In geomorphology, drainage systems, also known as river systems, are the patterns formed by the streams, rivers, and lakes in a particular drainage basin.
Drainage basins are similar but not identical to hydrologic units, which are drainage areas delineated so as to nest into a multi-level hierarchical drainage system.

Terrain

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A parallel drainage system is a pattern of rivers caused by steep slopes with some relief.
In terms of environmental quality, agriculture, hydrology and other interdisciplinary sciences ; understanding the terrain of an area assists the understanding of watershed boundaries, drainage characteristics, drainage systems, groundwater systems, water movement, and impacts on water quality. Complex arrays of relief data are used as input parameters for hydrology transport models (such as the SWMM or DSSAM Models) to allow prediction of river water quality.

Geomorphology

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In geomorphology, drainage systems, also known as river systems, are the patterns formed by the streams, rivers, and lakes in a particular drainage basin. Geomorphologist s and hydrologist s often view streams as being part of drainage basins.
The network of rivers thus formed is a drainage system.

Antecedent drainage stream

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Discordant drainage patterns are classified into two main types: antecedent and superimposed, while anteposition drainage patterns combine the two.
A stream with a dendritic drainage pattern, for example, can be subject to slow tectonic uplift.

Stream capture

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Stream capture
Stream capture, river capture, river piracy or stream piracy is a geomorphological phenomenon occurring when a stream or river drainage system or watershed is diverted from its own bed, and flows instead down the bed of a neighbouring stream.

Stream

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In geomorphology, drainage systems, also known as river systems, are the patterns formed by the streams, rivers, and lakes in a particular drainage basin.

River

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In geomorphology, drainage systems, also known as river systems, are the patterns formed by the streams, rivers, and lakes in a particular drainage basin.

Hydrology

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Geomorphologist s and hydrologist s often view streams as being part of drainage basins.

Topography

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A drainage basin is the topographic region from which a stream receives runoff, throughflow, and groundwater flow. Drainage patterns depend on the topography and geology of the land.

Surface runoff

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A drainage basin is the topographic region from which a stream receives runoff, throughflow, and groundwater flow.

Throughflow

A drainage basin is the topographic region from which a stream receives runoff, throughflow, and groundwater flow.

Groundwater flow

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A drainage basin is the topographic region from which a stream receives runoff, throughflow, and groundwater flow.

Topographic map

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The number, size, and shape of the drainage basins found in an area vary and the larger the topographic map, the more information on the drainage basin is available.

Channel (geography)

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According to the configuration of the channels, drainage systems can fall into one of several categories known as drainage patterns.

Geology

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Drainage patterns depend on the topography and geology of the land.

Greek language

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Dendritic drainage systems (from Greek δενδρίτης, dendrites, "of or parallel to a tree") are not straight and are the most common form of drainage system.

Tributary

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In a dendritic system, there are many contributing streams (analogous to the twigs of a tree), which are then joined together into the tributaries of the main river (the branches and the trunk of the tree, respectively).

Valley

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Dendritic systems form in V-shaped valleys; as a result, the rock types must be impervious and non-porous.

Permeability (earth sciences)

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Dendritic systems form in V-shaped valleys; as a result, the rock types must be impervious and non-porous.

Porosity

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Dendritic systems form in V-shaped valleys; as a result, the rock types must be impervious and non-porous.

Aberdare Range

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This system forms on uniformly sloping surfaces, for example, rivers flowing southeast from the Aberdare Mountains in Kenya.

Trellis (architecture)

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The geometry of a trellis drainage system is similar to that of a common garden trellis along a strike valley, smaller tributaries feed into from the steep slopes on the sides of mountains.

Appalachian Mountains

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Trellis drainage is characteristic of folded mountains, such as the Appalachian Mountains in North America and in the north part of Trinidad.

Trinidad

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Trellis drainage is characteristic of folded mountains, such as the Appalachian Mountains in North America and in the north part of Trinidad.