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Amu Darya River

The Amu Darya is a major river in Central Asia. It is formed by the junction of the Vakhsh and Panj rivers and flows...

Padma River

Padma is a major river in Bangladesh. It is the main distributary of the Ganges, flowing generally southeast for 120 kilometres (75 mi) to...

What is the longest river in the world?

Planet Earth boasts some very long rivers, all of which have long and honored histories. The Amazon, Mississippi, Euphrates, Yangtze, and Nile have all...

Hooghly River

The Hooghly River or the Bhāgirathi-Hooghly, called 'Ganga' traditionally, is an approximately 260 kilometres (160 mi) long distributary of the Ganges River in West...

Ganges River

The Ganges, also Ganga is a trans-boundary river of Asia which flows through India and Bangladesh. The 2,525 km (1,569 mi) river rises in...

Araguaia River

The Araguaia River is one of the major rivers of Brazil, and the principal tributary of the Tocantins, though it is almost equal in...

Vilyuy River

The Vilyuy River is a river of the Central Siberian Plateau, longest tributary of the Lena River. About 2,650 kilometres (1,650 mi) long, it...

Zambezi River

The Zambezi is the fourth-longest river in Africa, and the largest flowing into the Indian Ocean from Africa. The area of its basin is...

Massive river system buried under today’s Goldfields

A CSIRO geologist has been studying the way small, iron-rich stones formed in the deeply buried river systems that once drained much of what...

Danube River

The Danube is a river in Central and Eastern Europe, the European Union's longest and the continent's second longest (after the Volga). Classified as an...

Yarlung Tsangpo River

The Yarlung Tsangpo is the part of Brahmaputra River that flows through Tibet, known by its Tibetan name. It originates at Angsi Glacier in...

Brahmaputra River

The Brahmaputra is a trans-boundary river and one of the major rivers of Asia. Majuli is the Riverine island formed by River Brahmaputra in...

Nizhnyaya Tunguska River

Nizhnyaya Tunguska is a river in Siberia, Russia, flows through the Irkutsk Oblast and the Krasnoyarsk Krai. The river is a right tributary of...

Rio Grande River

The Rio Grande is a river that flows from south central Colorado in the United States to the Gulf of Mexico. Along the way...

Saint Louis River

The Saint Louis River (abbreviated St. Louis River) is a river in the U.S. states of Minnesota and Wisconsin that flows into Lake Superior....

St. Marys River

The St. Marys River (French: rivière Sainte-Marie), sometimes written as the St. Mary's River, drains Lake Superior, starting at the end of Whitefish Bay...

St. Clair River

The St. Clair River is a 40.5-mile-long (65.2 km) river in central North America which drains Lake Huron into Lake St Clair, forming part...

Detroit River

The Detroit River is a 24-nautical-mile-long (44 km; 28 mi) river in the Great Lakes system. The name comes from the French Rivière du...

Niagara River

The Niagara River is a river that flows north from Lake Erie to Lake Ontario. It forms part of the border between the Province...

Saint Lawrence River

The Saint Lawrence River is a large river flowing approximately from southwest to northeast in the middle latitudes of North America, connecting the Great...

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