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river basin
The area of land from which all surface run-off flows through a sequence of streams, rivers and, possibly, lakes into the sea at a single river mouth, estuary or delta. [definition source: dataservice, http://dataservice.eea.eu.int]

Terminology source: http://glossary.eea.europa.eu

The area of land from which all surface run-off flows through a sequence of streams, rivers and, possibly, lakes into the sea at a single river mouth, estuary or delta. [definition source: Directive 2000/60/EC of 23 October 2000 establishing a framework for Community action in the field of water policy (Water Framework Directive).]

Terminology source: http://glossary.eea.europa.eu

The area of land from which all surface run-off flows through a sequence of streams, rivers and, possibly, lakes into the sea at a single river mouth, estuary or delta. Source: http://glossary.eea.europa.eu/EEAGlossary/R/river_basin

Terminology source: http://www.eea.europa.eu

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