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1. Reach
* Section of stream between two specified points. * A length of stream, usually more or less uniform with respect to discharge, depth, area, and slope. * A relatively homogeneous section of a stream having a repetitious sequence of physical characteristics and habitat types. * A regime of hydraulic units whose overall profile is different from another reach.

2. Reaches
Term used to describe sections of a river. The upper reaches refer to the beginning of a river; the lower reaches to the final stages of a river.

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