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
Nigeria: Harnessing Inland Waterways Investment Opportunities
AllAfrica - 8/20/2014 8:09:01 AM
"That Nigeria is one of the nations of the world that has an enviable inland waterways is obvious. These waterways can form a huge source of national Gross Domestic Product and help reduce the unemployment rate in the country". Also during the event ...
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 ...
Corps: Mississippi River waterways need improving
Midland Daily News - 8/19/2014 6:11:29 PM
(AP) — An Army Corps of Engineers official says higher-capacity ports, expanded locks and other infrastructure improvements are needed in the Mississippi River Watershed to respond ... covers 41 percent of the country.
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 ...
Hydroelectric Power Damaging World Rivers, Study Shows
Forbes - 8/22/2014 2:04:33 PM
The Three Gorges Dam along China’s Yangtze River is the world’s largest. It came with a heavy environmental ... Thanks to the Mississippi River, the U.S. is home to more dams than any other country with 887 American dams making up part of the ...
15 amazing natural bridges around the world
CNN - 8/22/2014 8:49:35 AM
Pont d'Arc, France A natural bridge formed by the Ardeche River in the south of France ... a wildlife survey in the troubled country, they discovered an enormous natural bridge that may be one of the largest in the world. They returned to Hazarchishma ...
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 - 7/29/2013 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.
Every World Cup Country, Seen in Beautiful Images From Space
Wired News - 6/24/2014 4:26:06 PM
Abandoned channels weave across the Paraná River floodplain in this image taken by an astronaut ... Watching the various playing styles of different countries in the World Cup this year got me thinking about all the things that influence how each team ...
4. WORLD WATER RESOURCES BY COUNTRY
fao.org - 8/22/2014 12:38:39 PM
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Corps official: River needs larger ports, locks and dams
Mississippi Business Journal - 8/20/2014 11:29:26 AM
He said the United States ranks about 143rd in the world in infrastructure investment ... The watershed branches out from the Mississippi River and covers 41 percent of the country, including 31 states and 250 tributaries. Billions of dollars in cargo ...
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 ...