Definition: This entry gives the total length of navigable rivers, canals, and other inland bodies of water.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2014See also: Waterways map
Exploring a History of Liberations: World War II vet seeks information on camps he helped free
harborcountrynews.com - 9/1/2015 11:57:46 PM
SAWYER — Harold Zeiger has twice crossed the Rhine river in Germany. The second time was on a relaxing cruise with his wife, Lovie. The first time was a little more tense. That was in 1945, when he was a 19-year-old infantryman with the “Fighting 69th ...
GCI cross country meet delivers on its promise
Greene County Daily World - 9/2/2015 8:29:00 PM
Another Greene County Invitational cross country meet has come and gone and this one lived ... It was the first county meet run on White River Valley's newly-designed layout. WRV boys coach Mike Karr says the new layout is a tougher course.
World War II ship makes stop in Pittsburgh waters
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - 9/1/2015 1:17:42 AM
A U.S. navy vessel that landed at Omaha Beach on D-Day and saw heavy action in the European front during World War II docked along the Allegheny River in Pittsburgh today ... taking the ship around part of the country. He reflected on his time as a ...
Is the world running out of space?
BBC - 8/31/2015 11:58:57 PM
Sometimes it’s difficult to fathom that the world could actually become even ... We have already used up the most productive land, rivers and water The reasons, he says, are three-fold. Wealthy countries are ageing, meaning their rate of growth and ...
Geoscientists work to bring hidden underwater world back to life
Phys.org - 9/2/2015 10:34:51 AM
This will help to produce a detailed 3D map that will show rivers, lakes, hills and coastlines in a country which had previously been ... have been used around Orkney near to the Neolithic World Heritage sites to understand the environments that our ...
World War II plane, crew remains found in Polish river bed
Forex Report Daily - 8/31/2015 6:43:59 PM
The remains of a Soviet fighter-bomber plane and two crew members shot down by Germans in 1945 have been found in a river in central Poland amid extremely ... fortune-hunters to comb riverbanks across the country. “For now we have managed to find the ...
Morocco to Face ‘Extremely’ High Water Stress by 2040: Report
moroccoworldnews.com - 8/29/2015 6:14:45 AM
Rabat – Morocco is projected to face extremely high water stress by 2040, according to American think tank the World ... and rivers) each decade from 2010 to 2040. According to the WRI’s Aqueduct Water Stress Projections, half of these 33 countries ...
World War II U.S. Army veteran dies at 95
The News-Herald - 9/2/2015 11:46:26 AM
Stanley Korczyk, a World War II Army veteran who grew up in River Rouge, died Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015, at the age of 95. Early in life, Mr. Korczyk was part of the country's Civilian Conservation Corps. Later, he became a member of the Works Progress ...
Exploring the beautiful Rhine with Europe’s best river cruise
New York Post - 8/31/2015 6:33:51 AM
For World War II buffs ... “One of the many reasons river cruising has become so popular today is it combines the adventure of going on a trip, or traveling somewhere to discover a new culture and country, with a peaceful vacation, since the rhythm ...
In new UN goals, an evolving vision of how to change the world
The Christian Science Monitor - 8/31/2015 11:58:57 PM
Out is the view of development as a technical enterprise largely funded by the world’s wealthy powers and other outsiders ... [as well as] the political commitment of the leadership of countries.” It also reflects a nod to the “integrated” nature ...
Liberia: MRU Countries Recommend Information Sharing
AllAfrica - 9/1/2015 4:41:07 PM
The four Mano River Union or MRU countries - Liberia ... but Liberia has been formally declared Ebola freed by the World Health Organization, while the remaining two countries are recovering from the virus with enormous consequences.
Wellsboro Gazette - 8/30/2015 10:02:37 AM
Pop remembers World War II, also. Visit Home Country any time you like at http ... paddled a canoe down the Yukon River, built a log cabin 12 miles from the nearest road, and drove a dog team in the first Iditarod Race. He has also packed mules in ...
Jerry Lewis and country music artists team to fight muscular dystrophy
Examiner - 9/2/2015 9:51:54 AM
In today’s music history we learn that adding country artists to your television event can be ... The Doors recorded their first demos in 1965 at the World Pacific Jazz Studios in Los Angeles, California. During the recording session, they cut six ...
UK hijabi competes in Clipper Round The World Yacht Race
Muslim Village - 9/2/2015 12:50:52 PM
Breaking down negative stereotypes, a British veiled Muslim woman is taking part in the world’s longest ... on the sheltered waters of the River Thames, the race kicked off in London on Sunday. Participants from 44 countries started their journey from ...
World's Biggest Economies Devise Plan That Spells Doom for Planet Earth
Alter Net - 9/2/2015 8:11:41 AM
More than 80 of the world's leading scientists ... which guards that low-lying country’s landscape." The increase in number and size of megacities like Shanghai have caused a host of environmental issues. (ArtisticPhoto/Shutterstock.com) But the vast ...