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, 2012See also: Waterways map
Forgotten Walt Disney World: River Country
pjmedia.com - 6/26/2013 11:58:05 PM
The Weather Channel has run a fascinating feature on weather.com: a photo gallery of “Creepy Abandoned Theme Parks.” The post lives up to its name — the photos show an eerie emptiness to the parks, which run the gamut from a park decimated by ...
Colombia first country in the world to banish ‘river blindness’
Digital Journal - 7/30/2013 6:17:07 PM
The World Health Organization has confirmed Colombia as the first country in the world having eliminated Onchocerciasis (river blindness), a neglected tropical disease which infects approximately 37 million people in 35 countries worldwide. The World ...
Colombia is world's first country to wipe out river blindness - WHO
Thomson Reuters Foundation - 7/31/2013 7:17:22 AM
BOGOTA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Colombia has become the first country in the world to eradicate river blindness through the distribution of an anti-parasitic drug in affected parts of the South American nation and a sustained health education ...
Colombia is first country in the world to eliminate river blindness
Pan American Health Organization - 7/30/2013 7:18:33 AM
Bogotá / Washington DC, 29 July 2013 (PAHO/WHO) — Colombia has been verified by the World Health Organization (WHO) as having eliminated onchocerciasis (known as “river blindness”), thus becoming the first country in the world to achieve this goal.
Pro wrestling, country clubs and theme parks: What North Korea wants world to see
CNN - 9/1/2014 4:48:40 AM
The original, built on the shore of the River Taedong, is named after the political ideology formed by the country's Eternal President Kim Il Sung, that "man is the master of everything and decides everything."
September 2, 1945: Former world wheat king murdered in California olive grove
Edmonton Journal - 9/2/2014 7:46:26 AM
Former Albertan Herman Trelle, a five-time world wheat king from the Peace River Country, died from shotgun wounds on an olive ranch near San Bernardino, Calif. Police were searching for 56-year-old ranch hand John Gilberti after Trelle, 50, was shot in ...
Colombia is First Country in the World to Eliminate Parasitic Disease River Blindness
INFECTION CONTROL TODAY - 8/1/2013 1:28:25 PM
Colombia has been verified by the World Health Organization (WHO) as having eliminated the parasitic disease onchocerciasis (known as “river blindness”), thus becoming the first country in the world to achieve this goal. In an official notification ...
4. WORLD WATER RESOURCES BY COUNTRY
fao.org - 9/1/2014 12:52:26 AM
Desegregated information at river-basin level is particularly important in ... as those made by the University of Kassel (Alcamo et al. 1999, for the World Water Vision) provide country projections for 2025 and 2075. Although it may be too early to draw ...
Saving and being saved by the waterways
The Straits Times - 9/2/2014 8:25:13 PM
Imagine this: a picturesque bay with glittering waters and a world-famous skyline ... littering volunteer group, the Waterways Watch Society (WWS), organised what to many might have sounded like an odd contest for a country with a worldwide reputation ...
A bit of the old River Country comes to Disney World's Fort Wilderness: Plenty of recreation options
Examiner - 12/10/2009 11:53:41 PM
Part one of this article covered the cabins at Fort Wilderness (click here if you missed it). Your home away from home comes with plenty of recreation options that re also open to people who bring their own campers and those who tent. One of them even ...
ProLink Solutions' GPS now featured at River Hall Country Club
World Golf - 11/14/2007 11:56:40 PM
ProLink Solutions -- a wholly-owned subsidiary of ProLink Holdings Corp. and the world's leading provider of Global Positioning Satellite ("GPS") golf course management systems and digital out-of-home on-course advertising -- announces River Hall Country ...
Choking on China
Foreign Affairs - 4/7/2013 11:59:54 PM
... s population but make do with ten percent of the world’s fresh water. China is guzzling and polluting this limited resource at an alarming rate. The country has dammed every major river on the Tibetan plateau, including the Mekong, the Salween ...
Five Lost Disney World Rides from River Country to Mars (VIDEO)
AOL Travel News - 6/26/2011 11:58:52 PM
Walt Disney World in Florida might not have the same lengthy history as its California counterpart Disneyland, but it has seen its fair share of attractions come and go. As new technologies are introduced and new movies are released, the Mouse certainly ...
Iraqi militants from Islamic State group seize country's largest dam
New York Daily News - 8/7/2014 6:32:53 PM
BAGHDAD — Sunni militants from the Islamic State group on Thursday seized Iraq’s largest dam, placing them in control of enormous power and water resources and access to the river that runs ... the dam and devastate the country all the way down to ...