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
Making Jersey City's park system world class | Opinion
New Jersey Online - 6/24/2016 12:36:16 PM
completing the Hackensack and Hudson River walkways and taking the bold initiative to connect them by a series of greenways would enrich the lives of our citizens and make Jersey City's park system truly world class. While the city had a parks master plan ...
Five waterways offer paddlers fishing options
Houston Chronicle - 6/23/2016 2:43:18 AM
The spring-fed rivers and streams veining Texas' Hill Country hold 14 species of fish found nowhere else in the world. One of them was dancing on the end of 6-pound-test fishing line, thrashing its head back and forth sending an arc of crystalline spray ...
Rivers Celebrates Joseph Yobo
This Day Live - 6/25/2016 3:59:41 AM
It brought international football stars, journalists, administrators and enthusiasts together in Port Harcourt to celebrate the peace, security and development of Rivers State.. Football megastars from other countries of the world spent days in Rivers ...
Reputation Management in an Online World
WGNS - 6/23/2016 2:24:49 PM
In today's digital world, a company's online presence is equally as important ... 7:15-9 a.m. on Tuesday, July 12, at Stones River Country Club, located at 1830 N.W. Broad St. in Murfreesboro. During his presentation, Wyer will describe corporate digital ...
Mandani Bay Launches Finest Show Gallery in the Country
Philstar - 6/24/2016 8:57:20 PM
PEOPLE PLACES By Flor S Ynclino (The Freeman) | Updated June 25, 2016 - 12:00am Cebu is brought closer to becoming one of the world's famous waterfront destinations, soon joining such icons as the Thames River in ... finest in the country and first ...
$5.4-billion expansion of Panama Canal could reshape world trade routes
Los Angeles Times - 6/24/2016 11:03:12 AM
“This is a major advance not just for Panama, but for the world,” said Xionara Martinez ... running from Chicago and south along the Mississippi River, stretching as far west as Dallas. Because bigger ships will now fit through the canal, some analysts ...
Around the world in 20 days: Follow two reporters on a 34,799-kilometre journey
National Post - 6/23/2016 8:19:45 AM
At Gullfoss, or “Golden Waterfall,” the water thundered down the Hvita River gorge ... and Madagascar isn’t just any African country. The island off the eastern coast is home to all of the wild lemurs in the world – 105 species.
A rusting water tank in the Colorado desert emerges as one of the sonic wonders of the world
Denver Post - 6/24/2016 10:01:46 PM
RANGELY — Bruce Odland was a long-haired aural artist in the 1970s, a wild-eyed hippy who traversed the country recording unique sounds for ... marching around taking little postcard images of the world and thinking you understand it,” Odland says.
'India preparing projects worth USD 2-3bn for funding by AIIB'
Deccan Herald - 6/25/2016 4:16:59 PM
"India has a huge unmet demand for investment in infrastructure and is preparing basket of projects worth USD 2-3 billion for AIIB funding in the areas of urban development (including smart cities), energy, urban transport, railways, inland waterways and ...
Disney World's New Ride Has an Old Problem
The Motley Fool - 6/25/2016 1:10:52 PM
Things haven't gone the way that Disney (NYSE:DIS) planned for its newest ride at Disney World's Epcot. Frozen Ever After opened ... hoping to catch attractions like Frozen Ever After, and the Rivers of Light nighttime show at Animal Kingdom that ...
Bangladesh's Hindu population grows by 1% in a year
thestatesman.com - 6/23/2016 11:11:33 AM
“A mass movement is required to clean all the rivers,” the DoNER minister said while addressing ... The 33-year-old five-time world champion could not make the cut for Rio via the two qualifiers and was denied a wild-card entry by the IOC.
A 'black and smelly' job: the search for China's most polluted rivers
The Guardian - 6/22/2016 3:13:08 AM
“I’ve seen this kind of river so many times,” complains Shi, pacing along the sewage-scented canal to evaluate the grime. “It makes me feel bad. I’m not happy about it.” Shi is one of hundreds of Chinese citizens fanning out across the country ...
World’s 15 Countries with the Most People Exposed to River Floods
WRI - 3/6/2015 2:33:58 AM
This blog was co-written with Hessel Winsemius and Philip Ward. Hessel is a researcher at Deltares. Philip is a senior researcher at the Institute for Environmental Studies of the VU University Amsterdam. Last September, Hamberton Nongtdu woke to a ...
Bangladesh river eats up land and homes, trapping poor villagers
Daily News and Analysis - 6/22/2016 9:32:31 AM
Piyara Begum once had a happy life in Garuhara village by the Brahmaputra River in northern Bangladesh ... Malek and his family are planning to migrate to another part of the country after selling their homestead, but they cannot find a buyer because ...
Tim Seebold seeking high-speed history on final ride in River Roar
MLive - 6/24/2016 5:44:04 PM
They were instrumental in starting the race, let alone being among the top drivers in the world ... new race sites across the country. But, if he's not at the helm of a boat next season, it would mark the first time in River Roar history that a Seebold ...