drainage system

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drainage system

Rivers, streams, and other inland water features.
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Noun1.drainage system - a system of watercourses or drains for carrying off excess water
system - instrumentality that combines interrelated interacting artifacts designed to work as a coherent entity; "he bought a new stereo system"; "the system consists of a motor and a small computer"
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The area has undulating relief, with a dendritic drainage pattern with the main rivers flowing southwest to northeast and out of the eastside of the tenement.
Extensive dendritic drainage patterns, seen towards the north of the first and topographic images, were formed when liquid water drained into deeper regions within the area.
A part of dendritic drainage pattern is existing in this district.

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