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English: Basin in Earth sciences may refer to:
  • (hydrology/hydrography) Drainage basin/catchment basin/watershed, a topographic region in which all water drains to a common area, so this is the connected area of flowing and still overground water, leading to a lowermost point
    • (geography) Endorheic basin, a closed drainage basin often with a sink where water collects
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  • (sedimentology) Sedimentary basin , a low and usually sinking region that is filled with sediments from adjacent positive areas
  • (structural geology) Structural basin , a large-scale structural formation of rock strata formed by tectonic warping of previously flat lying strata (e.g., a Graben)
    • Oceanic basin, a structural basin covered by seawater (long narrow undersea depressions are oceanic trenches)
    • Pull apart basin, a section of crust separated by the action of two strike-slip faults or the flexure of a transform fault

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cuenca (geomorfología) (es); 盆地 (yue); Medence (hu); впадина (ru); Becken (de); 盆地 (zh); 盆地 (ja); bäcken (geografi) (sv); Phûn-tē (nan); Bekken (geomorfologi) (nb); bekken (nl); حوض (ar); conca (ca); 盆地 (wuu); 분지 (ko); basin (en); baseno (eo); pánev (cs); басейн (геоморфологія) (uk) depresión geológica (es); 四方を山で囲まれた平地 (ja); hegyláncoktól körülfogott terület (hu); geomorfologie (nl); 四周圍繞著山脈或丘陵的特有地形稱之為盆地 (zh-hant); in sich geschlossene Einmuldung der Erdkruste (de); geologic depression (en); منخفض جيولوجي (ar); geomorfologický útvar, rozsáhlá sníženina (cs); geomorfologia strukturo (eo) Geological basin (en); Beckenlandschaft (de); геологічний басейн, басейн (геологія) (uk)
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