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Sink - definition(s)


(1) [analysis/geoprocessing] The location or group of locations used as the endpoint for distance analysis.

(2) [network analysis] A junction feature that pulls flow toward itself through the edges of a geometric network. For example, in a river network, the mouth of a river can be modeled as a sink, since gravity pulls all water toward it.

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Source: esri, 21 August 2012 10:17:08, External 

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