The correct answer is elevated dividing point.


A. elevated dividing point
B. reservoir
C. series of lakes
D. coastal plain

The correct answer is (A) elevated dividing point; a ridge of land that separates two different drainage areas; the crest line that divides the land drained by two different rivers; water parting; divide; the catchment area of a river system.

Watershed comes from Old English waeter (water) and sceadu (separation).

Examples of use:

  • The line of watershed for several rivers lies high up in that mountain range.
  • We hope that the treaty will become `one of history's great watersheds.

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