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
Longest Rivers In Afghanistan
worldatlas.com - 10/19/2016 11:53:33 PM
The Amu Darya is the longest river to pass through Afghanistan, while the Helmand is the longest river wholly flowing within the country. The Amu Darya also flows through Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, and Turkmenistan. The hot weather of Afghanistan dries up the ...
The world’s nine largest operating power plants are hydroelectric facilities
eia.gov - 10/18/2016 11:51:45 AM
The world’s largest dam, Three Gorges, is located on the Yangtze River and has a capacity of 22.5 GW. Hydroelectric power is the second-largest source of electricity in China, after coal, and accounted for 20% of the country’s total generation in 2015.
Mekong River Commission “Sidelined”: Critics
mekongtourism.org - 10/22/2016 4:37:30 AM
When Western governments began pouring money into the Mekong River Commission, they hoped it would help four Southeast Asian countries cooperate in responsibly managing one of the world’s great rivers. Two decades later, they have a surfeit of ...
Top 10 Most Dangerous Rivers In The World
worth-seeing.com - 10/20/2016 10:52:06 AM
It provides a pleasant spot for a country walk, but will swallow you whole if you fall in. Don’t be fooled by its shallow waters. Click the next ARROW to see the next image!
24 striking photos of international borders from around the world
The Business Insider - 10/20/2016 11:49:22 AM
Here, we've collected 24 photos of what borders between various countries across the world actually look like — from walls, to rivers, to barbed wire fences, to simple road markings. Talia Avakian contributed reporting on a previous version of this article.
Cross country notes: Class D girls crown may be up for grabs
Omaha.com - 10/20/2016 12:57:58 AM
When it comes to cross country, Madison and Sable Lambley ... and the first from Class C-1 since Scott Frost of Wood River in 1993. Brenna Ochoa and Ed Gordon, this year’s captains of The World-Herald All-Nebraska soccer teams, took their programs ...
Iraqi, Kurdish forces say they feel let down by level of U.S.-led air support
Washington Post - 10/21/2016 8:30:45 PM
But now, in the country’s largest offensive since the 2003 invasion ... which has been grinding north up the eastern bank of the Tigris River. Across the radio in a Humvee touring the area came regular pleas for strikes. “American support is ...
Inland waterways a game changer in national connectivity, Gadkari
thedollarbusiness.com - 10/21/2016 8:56:23 AM
The Minister further said amphibious buses and hovercrafts would be introduced to increase the use of the inland waterways. Gadkari informed that ports across the world had suffered ... the draft capacity of the country’s ports to enable bigger ships ...
South Sudan's second city scorched by renewed fighting
FOX News - 10/18/2016 1:46:17 PM
MALAKAL, South Sudan – This used to be South Sudan's second largest city, a bustling center on the White Nile River of more than 120,000 people ... was supposed to end the country's civil war that began in December 2013 and killed tens of thousands.
Fancy a guilt-free holiday? The world's most eco-friendly hot spots revealed, from Peru to Vietnam
Daily Mail - 10/21/2016 3:19:57 AM
To help direct tourists towards the greener countries eco-waste specialists Litterbins ... But if you're after spectacular scenery, follow the Zambezi River to Victoria Falls, the largest waterfall in the world, which borders Zambia and Zimbabwe.
Explore Green Slovenia: The World’s First Green Country
chasingthedonkey.com - 10/21/2016 2:39:59 PM
Slovenia has just been named the World’s First Green Country ... through the beautiful Kolpa Nature Park and is one of the cleanest and warmest rivers in the whole country. We suggest you enjoy a dip! If it’s buildings you’re interested in, there ...
The World’s Largest Shipper of Wheat
Urban Milwaukee - 10/19/2016 5:05:31 PM
Wisconsin was the second ranked wheat-growing state in the country and from 1840 to 1880, its farmers grew one-sixth of the wheat grown in the United States. That helped Milwaukee became the largest shipper of wheat in the world. And the Milwaukee River ...
Monte’s Mustard rallies to win league cross country title
Daily World - 10/22/2016 8:12:15 AM
MONTESANO — Neither a soggy course nor a significant deficit could prevent Montesano’s Jake Mustard from capturing a league cross country title in ... for Oct. 29 at the Lewis River Golf Course in Woodland. Daily World writer Brendan Carl contributed ...
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 ...
Connell: Travel the world from A to Z with library
Columbus Telegram - 10/22/2016 6:53:31 AM
A map is displayed, showing where the selected state, city, lake, or river is located ... A to Z the World is organized in the same style as A to Z the USA. Once on the website, select a country to browse, or search for a specific topic.