• In simple terms, drainage describes the river system of a particular region.
  • Small streams flow in different directions and converge to form the main river , draining into a large body of water, such as a lake, sea, or ocean.
  • A drainage basin is an area drained by a single river system.
  • An elevated area, such as a mountain or upland, separates two drainage basins .
  • Such uplands are called water divide.
  • Amazon basin is the world’s largest drainage basin.
  • The Ganga basin is the largest drainage basin in India.

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Davneet Singh has done his B.Tech from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur. He has been teaching from the past 13 years. He provides courses for Maths, Science, Social Science, Physics, Chemistry, Computer Science at Teachoo.