Exorheic - definition of exorheic by The Free Dictionary
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Of or relating to a drainage basin whose surface water runs into the ocean or into another body of water having a connection to the ocean.
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Site 1--Lake Tonga: naturally endorheic and artificially exorheic
Kor, Maharloo) and exorheic
basins (Mond, Persian Gulf) of the Fars area, as detailed by Ramsey et al.
This region corresponds to what is known as the dry puna and is characterised by the existence of permanent lakes and exorheic
basins with low precipitation (200 to 350 mm/year).