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|Spanish term or phrase: cuenca exorreica|
|La cabecera de El Pupío está constituida por el sector denominado El Mauro, que es un pequeño subvalle o cuenca exorreica de aproximadamente 7.000 hectáreas, donde nacen varias pequeñas vertientes como las de Salinas, Mauro, Cabrero, Seca, los Galpones, El Retamo, Cuesta de Choapa, La Zorra, las cuales afluyen continua y permanentemente hacia un cauce central.|
|Exoreic river basin|
Regions draining to the sea are termed exoreic. The river plate in Argentina is one example. Spelling is exoreic.
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drainage / exhoreic basin
As opposed to endhoreic.
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Australia: exhoreic, where most rainwater eventually. drains to the sea; and endorheic, with internal. drainage, where surface runoff never reaches the sea ...
www.epa.qld.gov.au/publications/p01782aa.pdf/Arid_zone_lake... - Pàgines semblants
exhoreic-streams originate in a basin and flow all the way to the sea. arheic-there are no streams in the basin.
wfscnet.tamu.edu/courses/wfsc414/lectures/ecosystm.htm - 8k - Resultat complementari - Còpia en memòria - Pàgines semblants
A drainage basin is a region of land where water from rain or snowmelt drains downhill into a body of water, such as a river, lake, dam, estuary, wetland, sea or ocean. The drainage basin includes both the streams and rivers that convey the water as well as the land surfaces from which water drains into those channels. The drainage basin acts like a funnel - collecting all the water within the area covered by the basin and channeling it into a waterway. Each drainage basin is separated topographically from adjacent basins by a ridge, hill or mountain, which is known as a water divide or sometimes a watershed (in those parts of the world where the drainage basin itself is not called a watershed).
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endorheic-streams originate in a basin but do not flow to the sea.
exhoreic-streams originate in a basin and flow all the way to the sea.
arheic-there are no streams in the basin.
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