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
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 ...
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 ...
What is the smallest country in the world?
History - 7/18/2013 7:39:56 AM
Based on landmass, Vatican City is the smallest country in the world, measuring just 0.2 square miles, almost 120 times smaller than the island of Manhattan. Situated on the western bank of the Tiber River, Vatican City’s two-mile border is landlocked 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 ...
Digital River to Provide Apple Pay Support Through Its Mobile Point-of-Sale Solution
Yahoo Finance - 10/1/2014 1:52:54 PM
and nearly every country in the world. Digital River is headquartered in Minneapolis with offices across the U.S., Asia, Europe and South America. For more details about Digital River, visit the corporate website, read the Digital River Blog, follow the ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
Washington: A world apart
Washington Post - 11/8/2013 11:55:28 PM
An astonishing 98 percent of River Hill High School’s graduates ... Frey said Washington is an example of how the country is compartmentalizing itself into clusters of people with different backgrounds and world views. “It’s a magnet for people ...
World's 1st bullet train, made in Japan, turns 50
WRBL - 10/1/2014 3:15:49 AM
Zipping cross-country in a super-high-speed train has become commonplace ... It also was a symbol of pride for Japan, less than two decades after the end of World War II, and a precursor of the economic "miracle" to come. The Oct. 1, 1964, inauguration ...