Basin

Basin may refer to:

  • Basin (chanson de geste), a poem about Charlemagne's childhood
  • basin (maritime), the area of a drydock which can be flooded and drained
  • basin of attraction (mathematics), an area of a nonlinear system with an attractor
  • Canal basin - a docking section of canal wide enough to allow for uninterrupted canal traffic
  • pudding basin, a bowl in which raw pudding dough or batter is placed for cooking
  • tidal basin, an area that fills with water at high tide
  • wash basin - a sink or bowl to contain water for cleaning hands and other minor ablutions
    • emesis basin - kidney-shaped bowl used in convalescent settings

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Lake Eyre Basin - Geography
... None of the creeks and rivers in the Lake Eyre Basin are permanent they flow only after heavy rain – a rare to very rare event in the arid interior of Australia ... since 1885 annual rainfall over the 1,100,000 square kilometres of the Lake Eyre Basin has ranged from about 45 millimetres (less than 2 inches) in 1928 to over 760 millimetres (30 inches) in ... To provide a sense of scale, the Lake Eyre Basin is about the size of France, Germany and Italy combined ...
Lake Eyre Basin - Geology
... The basin began to form in the early Paleogene (about 60 million years ago) when south-eastern South Australia started to sink and rivers began to deposit sediment into the large ... The basin is still gradually sinking, and still gradually accumulating sediment ... For many millions of years, the Lake Eyre Basin was well supplied with water and largely forested ...
Basin, Wyoming - Education
... Public education in the town of Basin is provided by Big Horn County School District #4 ... The district has four campuses – Laura Irwin Elementary School (grades K-4), Manderson Elementary School (grade 5), Cloud Peak Middle School (grades 6–8), and Riverside High School (grades 9–12) ...
Lake Eyre Basin
... The Lake Eyre basin is a drainage basin that covers just under one-sixth of all Australia ... The Lake Eyre Basin is the largest endorheic basin in Australia and amongst the largest in the world, covering about 1,200,000 square kilometres ... The Lake Eyre basin is one of four sub-basins of the larger Great Artesian Basin ...
Uintah Basin
... The Uintah Basin, also spelled Uinta Basin, is a physiographic section of the larger Colorado Plateaus province, which in turn is part of the larger Intermontane Plateaus physiographic division ... It is also a geologic structural basin in eastern Utah, east of the Wasatch Mountains and south of the Uinta Mountains ... The Uintah Basin is fed by creeks and rivers flowing south from the Uinta Mountains ...