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Descriptor English: Watershed
Descriptor Spanish: Vertiente
Descriptor vertiente
Scope note: Pendiente para facilitar el desagüe. En las planicies las pendientes están poco marcadas y el río fluye con amplitud, en zonas montañosas las pendientes son escarpadas y pueden formar cañones.
Descriptor Portuguese: Vertente Hidrográfica
Descriptor French: Bassin versant
Tree number(s): SP4.606.102.734
Scope note: Slope to facilitate drainage. In the plains, the slopes are badly drafted, and the river flows widely. In mountainous areas, the slopes are steep and may form canyons.
DeCS ID: 34916
Unique ID: DDCS034916
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Watershed - Preferred
Concept UI FD00060785
Scope note Slope to facilitate drainage. In the plains, the slopes are badly drafted, and the river flows widely. In mountainous areas, the slopes are steep and may form canyons.
Preferred term Watershed



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