interior drainage

noun Physical Geography.
a drainage system whose waters do not continue to the ocean either on the surface or underground, but evaporate within the land area.
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Pumping stations are necessary when ponding capacity is not large enough to
  store all interior drainage.
These deserts are in interior drainage basins far from oceans and have a wide
  range of annual temperatures.
Salt flats and playas without soils are extensive in the lower parts of basins
  with interior drainage.
Periodic flooding still occurs as a result of poor interior drainage and poorly
  maintained drainage channels.
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