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Definition for freshwater (2 of 2)
Origin of fresh water
Example sentences from the Web for freshwater
The region is often called Earth’s third pole, because the stores of ice and snow in the Himalayan watershed amount to the largest reserves of freshwater outside of the polar regions.Three things to know about the disastrous flood in India|Carolyn Gramling|February 9, 2021|Science News
The size of the freshwater amphipods that Baikal seals eat, she says, “is much smaller than other krill or amphipod species consumed by seals.”Using comb-shaped teeth, Baikal seals feed on tiny crustaceans like whales do|Jake Buehler|December 11, 2020|Science News
Researchers had previously suspected that Ancestral Puebloans once exploited the area’s lava tubes for freshwater.Ancient people may have survived desert droughts by melting ice in lava tubes|Rachel Fritts|December 8, 2020|Science News
Southern California doesn’t have enough freshwater sources to begin with.Two Companies See a Golden Opportunity in the Tijuana River’s Brown Waters|MacKenzie Elmer|November 20, 2020|Voice of San Diego
With no land to cultivate, and no jobs available, Animesh has taken to fishing in the network of freshwater creeks that swirl through the delta’s jungles.
Turtles, fish, ospreys and rare freshwater sharks and sawfish thrive there.China’s Nicaragua Canal Could Spark a New Central America Revolution|Nina Lakhani|November 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Immovable Israeli colonies sit atop Palestinian freshwater reserves in the West Bank.
Occasionally freshwater or even marine forms may be found in an olian deposit, but they will be exceptional.
At the summit of the Cromer 'Forest' Series, however, is a true freshwater bed.
The freshwater turtle of the Amazon, of which there are various species, is one of the most useful of reptiles.Martin Rattler|R.M. Ballantyne
Slowly this sea shallowed, giving rise to the alternating estuarine marine and freshwater deposits of the Coal Measures.
But they were only freshwater sailors; since, though they lived on the water, they avoided the open sea.The Ethnology of the British Colonies and Dependencies|Robert Gordon Latham