Chapter 4 Section 2

Geography
Desalinization
removal of the salt in ocean water
Hydrologic Cycle
movement of water though the hydrosphere
Headwaters
first and smallest streams from mountains
Tributary
any smaller stream or river that flows into a lager stream or river
Watershed
the whole region drained by a river and its tributaries
Drainage Basin
the whole region drained by a river and its tributaries
Estuaries
forms where a river meet and inlet, or small arm, of the sea
Wetlands
any landscape that is covered with water for at least part of the year
Groundwater
water found below the ground
Water Table
level at which all the spaces are filled with water

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