# What is a large stream of water?

## What is a large stream of water?

A river is a large stream of water flowing through the land, usually fed by smaller streams.

What is a stream of water in the ocean called?

Ocean currents are great streams of water flowing both near the oceans surface and far below it. Prevailing winds (air currents) that blow over parts of the ocean push the water along, creating surface currents.

### What type of water is in a stream?

A stream is a body of water with surface water flowing within the bed and banks of a channel. The flow of a stream is controlled by three inputs – surface water, subsurface water and groundwater. The surface and subsurface water are highly variable between periods of rainfall.

What is a large stream called?

A stream is a body of water with surface water flowing within the bed and banks of a channel. Long large streams are usually called rivers.

#### What is an underground stream called?

A subterranean river is a river that runs wholly or partly beneath the ground surface – one where the riverbed does not represent the surface of the Earth. It is distinct from an aquifer, which may flow like a river but is contained within a permeable layer of rock or other unconsolidated materials.

Which is the moving water in a river called?

Stream – The moving water in a river is called a stream. Upstream – If the boat is flowing in the opposite direction to the stream, it is called upstream. In this case, the net speed of the boat is called the upstream speed

## What’s the difference between a boat and a stream?

Q 1. If a boat travels with a speed of 10 km/hr in still water and the speed of stream is 5 km/hr, what would be the time taken by boat to go 60 km downstream? Hint: In downstream, water stream increases the speed of boat as they both are along the same directions.

When do you call a boat downstream or upstream?

Downstream – If the boat is flowing along the direction of the stream, it is called downstream. In this case, the net speed of the boat is called downstream speed Still Water – Under this circumstance the water is considered to be stationary and the speed of the water is zero

### Why do ships go through channels in a river?

In large rivers, ships travel in channels. Engineers may dredge, or dig, deeper channels so more water can flow through the river or the river can transport larger ships. Near the end of its journey, the river slows and may appear to move sluggishly.