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Fundamentals of Physical Geography

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James Petersen
ISBN: 9781133606536

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Fundamentals of Physical Geography

2nd Edition
James Petersen
ISBN: 9781133606536
Textbook Problem

Along the high ridges runs a dashed line labeled Continental Divide. What is its significance?

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The significance of the Continental Divide.

Explanation

A Continental Divide is defined as a drainage divide running off on a continent where the drainage basin on one margin of the divide drains into one sea or ocean and the drainage basin on other margin of the divide either drains into a different sea or ocean or else is endorheic, not connected to the open sea...

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