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
U.K. man walking length of Nile River through seven countries
Montreal Gazette - 4/11/2014 5:32:23 PM
The yearlong 4,250 mile journey along the world’s longest river will see the former British army captain pass through seven countries. After four months trekking through Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda, Levison Wood is now in South Sudan, a country with ...
French Country Waterways
USA Today - 4/16/2014 12:58:37 AM
The comfortably elegant environment provides an easy way to see, feel and experience France along with a small number of fellow passengers – who will come to feel like co-conspirators in a world of low-key decadence. The experience: These four ...
Edisto named 'most endangered' river by conservation advocate
The Post and Courier - 4/8/2014 11:55:20 PM
Water, sewer, industrial and even residential use are increasing on the once "country" Edisto, along with agriculture. The river runs almost the length ... longest free-flowing blackwater rivers in the world, the Edisto has had a big influence on ...
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 ...
Close calls with crocodiles: UK man walking length of Nile River through 7 countries
Minneapolis Star Tribune - 4/11/2014 11:27:19 AM
The yearlong 4,250 mile journey along the world's longest river will see the former British army captain pass through seven countries. After four months trekking through Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda, Levison Wood is now in South Sudan, a country with little ...
River line Avalon is latest to expand in France
Opelousas Daily World - 4/16/2014 7:53:48 AM
joining a growing list of river lines that are expanding in the country. The Colorado-based company says it will have four ships on French waterways in 2015, up from two this year, as it adds a vessel on both the Seine and Rhone rivers. Joining the 140 ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
10 of the world's longest bridges
CNN - 4/15/2014 7:15:01 PM
The country is home to three of the longest natural bridge spans in the world, including the 400-foot stunner over the Buliu River near the border of Vietnam. Carved out of a limestone karst, the Fairy Bridge (Xianren Qiao) is an isolated structure ...
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 ...
4. WORLD WATER RESOURCES BY COUNTRY
fao.org - 4/12/2014 4:59:35 AM
Nine countries are the world giants in terms of internal water resources ... is necessary to ensure consistency between the different data collected for a country and a river basin. Gathering data from different sources highlights similarities between ...
April 16, 1946: World Wheat King plans to hang on to his crown
Edmonton Journal - 4/16/2014 6:56:32 AM
He was only the latest in a long line of Alberta growers who regularly snagged the title of World Wheat King with their superior crops. Several from the Peace River country, including 21-year-old Lloyd Rigby, a University of Alberta student, who won his ...
ProLink Solutions' GPS now featured at River Hall Country Club
World Golf - 11/14/2007 11:56:40 PM
ProLink Solutions -- a wholly-owned subsidiary of ProLink Holdings Corp. and the world's leading provider of Global Positioning Satellite ("GPS") golf course management systems and digital out-of-home on-course advertising -- announces River Hall Country ...