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8.17: Earth's Fresh Water- Challenge 3

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    5455
  • 1. The water table will rise if more water is added to the ___.
    aquifer
    2. When did most fossil water enter its aquifer?
    Around the end of the ice ages
    3. A(n) ___ is an underground layer of water-bearing, permeable rock.
    aquifer
    4. The bed of low permeability along an aquifer is known as an ___.
    aquitard
    5. A ___ flows naturally when the water table reaches the surface of the earth.
    spring
    6. The bottom of an aquifer is made of a rock layer that is ___ to water.
    impermeable
    7. Confined aquifers exist between ___.
    two impermeable rock layers
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