Key Vocabulary Terms:
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Drainage Divide: the line that separates neighbouring drainage basins.
Ground Water: the water held underground in the soil or in pores and crevices in rock, also referred to as aquifers.
Runoff: the draining away of water (or substances carried in it) from the surface of an area of land, a building or structure, etc.
Surface Water: the water on the surface of continents such as in a river, lake, or wetland.
Topography: the arrangement of the natural and artificial physical features of an area.
Watershed: a land area that channels rainfall and snowmelt to creeks, streams, and rivers, and eventually to outflow points such as reservoirs, bays, and the ocean.