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What is a Watershed? - Geography

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What is a Watershed?

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A watershed or water divide is a ridge which separates the tributaries draining towards one side of it from those drawing towards the other. A watershed is never half way up a slope and on the two sides of it, the slope must be opposite and downwards.

Concept: Concept of Interpretation of Topographical Maps
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ICSE ICSE Class 10 Geography
Chapter 1 Map Study: Interpretation and Topographical Maps
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