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
'Proper care of waterways is the most pressing environmental challenge'
The Daily Star - 9/27/2014 5:32:24 PM
In September, 2005, the first World Rivers Day was celebrated and ... I visited Bangladesh last January to work on a documentary titled 'River Blue'. I like riverine country like Bangladesh.
American Man Caught While Swimming to North Korea
RIA Novosti - 9/17/2014 11:46:21 AM
MOSCOW, September 17, 2014 (RIA Novosti) – A US citizen was caught by South Korean soldiers while trying to swim across the river that separates the country from North Korea, the South Korean Defense Ministry announced on Wednesday. “A male American ...
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 ...
Astana: The world's weirdest capital city
CNN - 7/13/2012 2:22:57 PM
(CNN)-- There is something mirage-like about Kazakhstan's capital ... Almaty in the southeast of the country to the newly-named Astana (previously it was called Akmola), which was then an empty patch of land by the Ishim River best known as a former ...
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 ...
Walt Disney World RIVER COUNTRY - ABANDONED !
Youtube - 6/20/2010 11:55:02 PM
http://www.AdamTheWoo.com - PLEASE SUBSCRIBE ! Adam The Woo and Josh The Harvey hornswaggled their way into Walt Disney Worlds River Country water park (closed in 2001) by asking a couple Wilderness Lodge employees if it was ok to walk around. Luckily a ...
World's Largest Silver Producing Countries: Australia
Forbes - 7/17/2014 3:44:31 PM
billed as the world’s largest silver and lead producing mine. The rest is a result of silver production as a by-product, with Wonawinta being the country’s largest primary silver producing mine. Roseberry Base, Broken Hill and McArthur River are all ...
On Centenary of World War I, Europe Sees Modern Parallels
New York Times - 8/4/2014 3:30:19 PM
LONDON — With a dimming of the lights and ceremonies across this country and in Belgium, monarchs, princes, presidents and citizens commemorated on Monday the day 100 years ago when Britain entered World War ... Bridge over the River Thames.
Colombia is first country in the world to eliminate river blindness
Pan American Health Organization - 7/29/2013 5:56:49 PM
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.
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 ...
World must come together to challenge terrorism: PM Modi
Post - 9/30/2014 9:00:36 AM
New York: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday described terrorism as the greatest danger, as he called for the world to come together to challenge ... forward to progress," he added. Modi said the country needs huge amounts of FDI in the railways.
World must come together to challenge terrorism, says Modi
Daijiworld - 9/30/2014 10:05:02 AM
New York, Sep 30 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi Monday described terrorism as the greatest danger, as he called for the world to come together to challenge ... Modi said the country needs huge amounts of FDI in the railways. "We want to increase ...
WATCHING THE WORLD GO BY: Intracoastal Waterway home a peaceful haven
Washington Daily News - 9/25/2014 11:11:12 PM
“It’s a mile and a half across the river, then it makes a dogleg ... months from their homes across the country; they come for family holidays. With that kind of view — a place to sit and watch the world float by — who wouldn’t want to gather ...
Every World Cup Country, Seen in Beautiful Images From Space
Wired News - 6/24/2014 2:02:56 PM
Brazil Group A Look closely and you will see the Estádio Nacional Mané Garrincha near the center of this image taken by NASA's EO-1 satellite in August 2001. Photo: NASA/USGS Brazil Group A Look closely and you will see the Estádio Nacional Mané ...