English translation: watershed / dividing range

06:51 Oct 25, 2005
Russian to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Geology
Russian term or phrase: водораздел
например Водораздел рек Уда и Ангара

тут watershed пойдет?
Alexander Taguiltsev
Russian Federation
Local time: 02:05
English translation:watershed / dividing range
геол. dividing range; interstream area; water parting
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Levan Namoradze
Local time: 03:05
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4 +12watershed / dividing range
Levan Namoradze
3drainage line
Andrew Vdovin



1 min   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +12
watershed / dividing range

геол. dividing range; interstream area; water parting

    Reference: http://www.multitran.ru/c/m.exe?HL=2&L1=2&L2=1&EXT=0&s=%E2%E...
Levan Namoradze
Local time: 03:05
Native speaker of: Native in GeorgianGeorgian
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Спасибо, Лев!

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agree  Jack slep: Agree But: Water shed is used in Great Britain/Europe for what we (USA) call divide (not dividing range). Some authors consider water parting the same as divide. It has various interpetation, but you're safe with divide or watershed
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drainage line

Как вариант
Или drainage boundary

There is no well-defined natural drainage line between the
Corop Lakes and the Murray River to the north. However, a ...
www.dpi.vic.gov.au/.../9d74ecee69bbc119ca256de3000e0a56/ $FILE/timmering+landscape+zone.pdf

... prior to the establishment of Prince Georges County, the boundary line between Charles and Calvert Counties followed the drainage line between the Potomac and ...
www.mdarchives.state.md.us/megafile/msa/ speccol/sc2900/sc2908/000001/000202/html/am202p

Andrew Vdovin
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