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
World War II U.S. Army veteran dies at 95
The News-Herald - 9/1/2015 11:11:50 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 ...
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 ...
Is the world running out of space?
BBC - 9/1/2015 6:46:59 AM
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Two fabulous wine country weekend events on the North Coast
Examiner - 9/1/2015 10:00:15 AM
I am referring to the Sonoma Wine Country Weekend (Sonoma WCW), obviously in Sonoma County, and Winesong, which takes place in Mendocino County along its world renowned Pacific ... the Russian River Valley and Sonoma Valley. Within each tent there are ...
Little League World Series 2015: Pennsylvania's 352 v. Texas' 100,000
Patch - 8/29/2015 12:45:28 AM
Red Land draws from a smattering of other small towns tucked along the river and in the rural country to its south ... has made it to the championship game of the Little League World Series. And it’s been 55 years since Levittown brought home the ...
2015 UCI Trials World Championships – rainbow dreams in Vallnord
Boxscore World Sportswire - 8/31/2015 12:17:27 PM
UCI: August 31, 2015 - It is the unmissable trials event of the season and represents the culmination of a whole year's work for the athletes.The 2015 UCI Trials World Championships ... setting of La Massana combining river and handmade sections in the ...
Why set a Guinness World Record?
Asheville Homepages Citizen Times Social Media - 8/28/2015 7:30:30 PM
Last September, 548 eligible participants took to the river in an attempt to break the Guinness World Record for "most people in a ... We were in every newspaper in the country the day it happened." In 2012, he sold the company to General Mills.
Greenwood native embarks on river exploration, documentary
Times and Democrat - 8/31/2015 12:00:08 AM
He's visited more than 85 countries and took part in five influential ... "If that sign's not there, we don't even know we passed over a river. And, it's a-whole-nother world under that bridge." During Fisher's trip up the Saluda, he said he noticed ...
Rim Country Has Some Of The State’S Most Diverse And Productive Riparian Areas
Payson Roundup - 8/31/2015 11:58:57 PM
Rim Country boasts some of the most diverse and healthy riparian areas in the state. That includes miles of gloriously intact cottonwood and willow habitat along the banks of the East Verde River ... of the cottonwood-loving world. Since the beaver ...
The A-J Remembers: Nation's unity in World War II was phenomenal
Lubbock Avalanche-Journal - 8/31/2015 1:04:34 AM
The world has lost a champion of democracy who can ill be spared by our country and the Allied cause ... “I was on the Saugatuck — named after a river on the East Coast — fueling other ships,” he said recently. Cummings’ son, Kelly, recently ...
On Grand Strand Golf: Like players, superintendents excited for World Am
Myrtle Beach Online - 9/1/2015 2:43:36 AM
Many of the approximate 3,340 golfers competing this week in the 32nd Myrtle Beach World Amateur Handicap Championship spend ... golf courses to be showcased to players from around the country and globe in a competitive event that adheres to the United ...
Conservation project helps revive Mahseer in rivers
Times of India - 8/31/2015 5:43:44 AM
Mahseer is a popular game fish across the world. The Walwan centre had once received a request for a batch of the fish from Laos. In addition, its use as a table fish lends it higher economic importance, said Vishwasrao. "The river is found to be very ...