from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as basin, 8.
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Belly River drainage-basin is itself bigger, and its mountains bulk in proportion.
McDermott Lake, the fan-handle of the Swiftcurrent drainage-basin.
Taken as a whole, the Two Medicine drainage-basin is an epitome of
Imagine deep rounded valleys emerging from these cirques and twisting snakelike among enormous and sometimes grotesque rock masses which often are inconceivably twisted and tumbled, those of each drainage-basin converging fan-like to its central valley.
No other river has so vast a drainage-basin: it draws its water supply from twenty-eight States and Territories; from Delaware, on the
The area of its drainage-basin is as great as the combined areas of England, Wales,
No other river has so vast a drainage-basin: it draws its water supply from twenty-eight States and Territories; from Delaware, on the Atlantic seaboard, and from all the country between that and Idaho on the Pacific slope -- a spread of forty-five degrees of longitude.