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
North Korean capital shows flashes of prosperity amid country's isolation
Yahoo News - 10/8/2015 2:52:48 PM
energy-saving lights casting a dim glow on the streets - North Korea's capital shows signs of change even as it prepares for a pageant of military muscle and propaganda of the kind the country is known for. One of the world's most inaccessible places ...
River Country Co-op keeps up to date with latest ag technology
Chippewa Herald - 10/8/2015 7:57:38 AM
“It’s would almost be like a self-service gas station,” Bina said. “That’s the way the world is going.” Besides grain, River Country sells a lot of fertilizer from the Bloomer facility. Today farmers don’t just spread fertilizer on their field
The 1984 World's Fair wirewalk that ... never happened
The Times-Picayune - 10/8/2015 7:50:28 AM
On the other hand, he sure made headlines -- and not just on the front pages of New Orleans' newspapers, but around the country. As excited as the ... 2,670-foot long metal cable over one of the world's busiest rivers. That didn't dissuade crews from ...
Plan to double coal output by 2020
asia.nikkei.com - 10/8/2015 12:43:58 PM
"We are also creating inland waterways," said Goyal ... Goyal said the developed world should support such efforts in developing countries. "They should participate and share this responsibility," he said. In a panel discussion on Sept.
Forget nuclear tests, look at our football: North Korea dreams of World Cup glory
The Guardian - 10/7/2015 1:06:37 PM
Last week the North Korean ambassador in London said the country was ready to launch ... an island in Pyongyang’s Taedong river, its curvaceous metal shell enveloping an arena that is said to be the biggest in the world, with a capacity of 150,000 ...
Rwanda to Host World's First 'Drone Airport'
AllAfrica - 10/8/2015 6:46:03 AM
Last month, Norman Foster, a renowned British architect, expressed interest by his firm, Foster + Partners, alongside business partners to build the world's first drone port in the country to facilitate ... lakes and rivers without much need for physical ...
Greenery by stealth
The Economist online - 10/8/2015 3:42:55 PM
India is the world’s fourth-largest ... more live on coastal plains or depend on rivers that flow down from the Himalayas, making them vulnerable to rising sea levels and the retreat of glaciers. Other countries suffer some of these problems.
Wall Street Journal - 10/6/2015 8:53:06 PM
Canada's federal government demanded that Montreal, the country’s second-largest city, halt its plans to discharge up to eight billion liters of untreated sewage into the St. Lawrence River. The planned dump will take place later this month, and the city ...
Hillary Clinton's email server was hit by repeated cyberattack attempts from foreign countries
The Province - 10/8/2015 2:14:02 AM
Canadian World Cup gives B.C. coaching conference ... where it was maintained by a Denver technology company, Platte River Networks, records show. In June 2013, Johnson's letter says, Platte River hired SECNAP Network Security Corp. to use a product ...
Millions of the world's poorest saved by Nobel winners
Ecommerce Journal - 10/6/2015 10:51:48 AM
Lancaster said his biggest regret was not beating Wales and that maybe the England team was too young for this World Cup. SABmiller hit by exchange ... which is the fourth-best number now in the country. "There's no drop-off". Campbell is one of three ...
Guyana government rushing water to indigenous communities whose wells, crops hit by dry spell
FOX News - 10/8/2015 7:14:41 AM
GEORGETOWN, Guyana – Officials in the South American country of Guyana are rushing water to parched ... Officials say the drought also has dried up parts of the Takutu River and prevented fish from spawning, raising concerns about upcoming food shortages.
It's Time to Fix the Trash Clean-Up Plan for the Anacostia River
NRDC SWiTCHBOARD - 10/8/2015 3:35:45 PM
The Anacostia River has the dubious distinction of being one of the few waterways in the country that's legally designated as ... will allow us to start assessing progress based on real-world results. Fixing the clean-up plan would have many benefits ...
Nation and World Briefs, Oct. 8
Recorder - 10/8/2015 2:42:40 AM
The attack came around the same time as a battle at an army barracks in the Goniri area of Yobe state, also in the country’s northeast ... that a mass of water was working its way through waterways toward the low-lying coast — bringing the potential ...
Guns, Politics And That Fake First Family: How To Create A Better World
The Huffington Post - 10/8/2015 9:52:10 AM
"We know that other countries ... create a free-flowing river. Speak out. Volunteer. Sign a petition. Say a kind word. Open your heart to others. Donate. And read, read, read before making your own choices. Here's to a better world for all of us.
Florida man starts country in the 1800s, only lasts a few months
Vox - 10/6/2015 12:03:23 PM
Two imperial nations — Spain and the United States — both laid claim to a single humid patch of land between two rivers. And there were two other countries on the sidelines ... which was represented in the New World by the captain general in ...