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Evaporation Takes place when water from the oceans and the Eartha??s surface changes into water vapor. Energy from the sun causes evaporation. Water gains energy during evaporation.
Water cycle The continuous movement from water to the ocean to the atmosphere to the land and back to the ocean.
Condensation Takes place when water vapor cools and changes into water droplets that form clouds in the atmosphere. Water loses energy during condensation
Precipitation Is rain, snow, sleet, or hail that falls from clouds onto the Eartha??s land and oceans.
Transpiration The drainage areas that have streams that flow in opposite directions.
Runoff Is precipitation that flows over land into streams and rivers.This water later enters oceans.
Load The materials carried by a stream.
Deposition The process in which material is laid down.
Delta A fan-shaped mass of material deposited at the of a stream.
Alluvial fan A fan-shaped mass of material deposited by a stream when the slope of land decreases sharply
Flood plain
Fresh water

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