height of land

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height of land

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(Physical Geography) US and Canadian a watershed
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Its more official definition states that it is "the drainage divide that separates the river systems that flow east into the North Sea from those that flow to the west into the Atlantic Ocean".
The Watershed is the drainage divide in Scotland, running south to north and separating the river systems flowing east into the North Sea and west into the Atlantic Ocean.
The new license will adjoin EL 1115 and EL 1353 on the southwest, south and east, lying mostly on the southern flank of the main Crater Mountain east - west drainage divide (refer Figure 1).