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River basin


Definition:

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:
  • Act of 20 July 2017, New Water Law
    Place of publication: (Dz. U. z 2021 r. poz. 2233, z późn. zm.)

Contact person on methodology:
Jarosław Hejne
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Amendments to the description of a concept:
  • River basin
    Description of the concept that applied to: 23.08.2017
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