Types of rivers

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Types of rivers

Permanent Rivers

Permanent Rivers have water all year round.

Periodic Rivers

Rivers that run dry on occasion, usually located in arid climates where evaporation is greater than precipitation.

Episodic Rivers

Rarely occurring rivers formed from run-off channels in very dry regions.

Exotic Rivers

These are rivers that flow through arid (desert) regions.

An example of an exotic river is The Orange River:

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