In the Pleistocene period many large lakes were formed within the Great Basin; especially, by the fusion of small catchment basins, two great confluent bodies of water - Lake Lahontan (in the Nevada basin) and Lake Bonneville (in the Utah basin).
Towards the end of the period, however, during the deposition of the Portlandian beds, the sea again retreated, and in the early part of the Cretaceous period was limited (in France) to the catchment basins of the Sane and Rhnein the Paris basin the contemporaneous deposits were chiefly estuarine and were confined to the northern and eastern rim.
To achieve this, a catchment based approach is required.
M., and a catchment basin of 1782 sq.
The smaller includes a reservoir at Syncrasi (Famagusta), with a catchment of 27 sq.
The annual rainfall and the area of the catchment afford no measure whatever as to the size of a river in the interior of Australia.
There is evidence also that glacial moraine formations from time to time may have largely affected the catchment area of these tributary streams. It would be as rash to assert that from Lake Victoria no waters could ever have issued with an eastward flow as it would be to state that 'from Chakmaktin none ever flow westwards.
The plateau or highland region which forms the waterparting between the Tarim basin on the east and the Syr-darya catchment area on the west.
Suffice, for there is no sufficient catchment area north of the snows to support it.
The Ganges is essentially a river of great cities: Calcutta, Monghyr, Patna, Benares and Allahabad all lie on its course below its junction with the Jumna; and the ancient capitals, Agra and Delhi, are on the Jumna, higher up. The catchment basin of the Ganges is bounded on the N.