Asked in Lakes and Rivers, Definitions
What term describes a stream or small river that flows into a larger river?
A small freshwater river or stream flowing into a larger river is called a tributary or feeder river. A tributary is a stream or river that flows into a mainstem (or parent) river or a lake. For example, a tributary can be a creek that flows into a river. Or it can be a small river that flows into a larger river. A tributary does not flow directly into a sea or ocean. Some large rivers can have up to 100...
Is a pond and river the same?
No, there is a difference. A pond is "a small body of water" A river is "a large natural stream of fresh water that flows inot the ocean" The difference: A river is a large body of water-a pond is a small body of water A river is a moving body of water-a pond is still and calm A river flows into a larger body of water-a pond stays in the same place and doesn't travel :) !!! jd218 ...
Asked in Earth Sciences, Lakes and Rivers
What is a tributary?
A tributary is a small stream or body of water that flows into a larger body of water. Note that a tributary could also be a river, for example, the Missouri and Ohio rivers flow into the Mississippi river. a tributary (correct spelling) is basically a smaller river that flows into a larger river. ...
What river flows from Montana to the Mississippi river?
There are so many bodies of water in the US. The Montana river flows from Montana to the Mississippi River. ...
Asked in South America, Lakes and Rivers
What are two factors that affect how fast a river flows?
Amount of water in the river and the Wind... Slope of the river and size of the river both affect how fast a river flows. ...
Asked in Lakes and Rivers
What body of water river flows into the erne at the belleek pottery?
Assaroe Lake, Co. Donegal, Ireland, is a large body of water that flows into the River Erne, which then flows past Belleek Pottery. ...