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
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 ...
Millions in Social Security for expelled Nazis
San Francisco Gate - 10/20/2014 10:55:53 PM
He later settled in this pleasant town on the Drava River, where he lives comfortably ... Like Denzinger, many lied about their Nazi pasts to get into the U.S. following World War II, and eventually became American citizens. Among those who benefited ...
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 ...
Country music star George Canyon named anthem singer for Calgary Flames
Lillooet News - 10/16/2014 12:59:19 PM
CALGARY - Country music artist George Canyon will sing the Canadian ... Canyon was born in Nova Scotia but lives in High River, Alta., with his wife and two children. He will sing the anthem at Scotiabank Saddledome for the first time Oct. 21 when the ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 - 7/30/2013 7:18:33 AM
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.
Hydroelectric Power Damaging World Rivers, Study Shows
Forbes - 8/21/2014 11:59:52 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 ...
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 ...
Bourke tops list: more dangerous than any country in the world
Sydney Morning Herald - 2/1/2013 11:51:05 PM
When compared with United Nations data, the crime rate of the Darling River town makes it more dangerous per capita than any country in the world. The bureau's director, Don Weatherburn, said the crime problem in Bourke, as well as in other regional areas ...
Iraqi militants from Islamic State group seize country's largest dam
New York Daily News - 8/7/2014 9:46:09 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 ...
Brad Paisley Announces 2014 Country Nation World Tour
Taste of Country - 5/15/2014 12:55:51 PM
Brad Paisley‘s revving up to hit the road for his 2014 Country Nation World Tour, bringing his hits to cities in ... which includes his current single ‘River Bank.’