drainage basin

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  • The highest point in the drainage basin is nearly above sea level.
  • Most of the land in the river's drainage basin is commercial forest.
  • The river's drainage basin of some consists almost entirely of virgin forest.
  • This stream has a drainage basin composed of open space and agricultural lands.
  • Its drainage basin, including in this its own area, is estimated to be about five hundred square miles. Cited from The Lake of the Sky, by George Wharton James
  • Where available, the total extent of the stream's drainage basin is shown after the name.
  • The drainage basin also held three iron and steel plants and a number of mines.
  • This storm was also unique in that it moved in the same direction as the drainage basin.
  • Its total length is and its drainage basin is large.
  • The resulting body of water has a drainage basin of only, and holds of water at full capacity.
  • Other than the short surface course of the river, the drainage basin includes groundwater only.
  • The whole area of the district lies in the drainage basin of the White Sea.
  • The river is long, and its drainage basin covers about, of which are in the national park.
  • Its drainage basin is the largest in the country, and covers almost one-fifth of the total area of the island.
  • No at-risk species have been identified in the drainage basin.
  • For similar reasons, sources differ over the size of the river's drainage basin.
  • The river is approximately long, with a drainage basin in size.
  • The list of rivers of Canada is organized by drainage basin and province.
  • Many bodies of water in addition to the main slough channel lie within the drainage basin.
  • For example huge river deltas seemed to be associated with what must have been rather small drainage basins.
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