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Zambezi River

Zambezi RiverThe Zambezi <<zam BEE zee>> River is the fourth longest river in Africa. Solely the Nile, Congo, and Niger rivers are longer. The Zambezi rises in Zambia, close to the border between Angola and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The river follows a winding 1,seven hundred-mile (2,736-kilometer) course, separating Zambia from Zimbabwe and crossing Mozambique to empty into the Mozambique Channel. The higher course of the river is fed by heavy rains that fall from October to March. The Zambezi plunges over the mighty Victoria Falls in southern Africa. The primary European to discover the Zambezi River was David Livingstone. He explored the river within the 1850’s and 1860’s.... Read More

Yukon River

Yukon RiverThe Yukon River is among the longest rivers in North America. It begins in Canada, in a collection of small lakes in far northwestern British Columbia. Then it flows westward throughout Canada’s Yukon and throughout Alaska in america, the place it empties into the Bering Sea. The river’s complete size is 1,979 miles (three,185 kilometers).... Read More

Yangtze River

Yangtze RiverThe Yangtze <<yahng dzuh>> River is the longest and most necessary river in China. Additionally it is the world’s third longest river. Solely the Nile River of Egypt and the Amazon River of South America are longer.... Read More

Wetland

WetlandA wetland is a spot the place there’s often water close to or above the floor of the bottom. Wetlands are discovered all through the world. Many sorts of crops and animals stay in them.... Read More

Volga River

Volga RiverThe Volga <<VAHL guh or VOHL guh>> River is the longest river in Europe. It flows 2,300 miles (three,seven hundred kilometers) by way of western Russia. The Volga begins within the Valdai Hills, about 200 miles (320 kilometers) southeast of St. Petersburg. It then flows southward to the Caspian Sea.... Read More

Tigris River

Tigris RiverThe Tigris <<TY grihs>> River is a serious river of southwestern Asia. It varieties a part of the Tigris-Euphrates river system. The Tigris begins in a mountainous space in japanese Turkey. It flows southeast to the border between Turkey and Syria. It then flows into Iraq and winds its method by means of the nation. On the city of Al Qurnah, Iraq, the Tigris River joins the Euphrates River to type a river referred to as the Shatt al Arab. The Shatt al Arab flows into the Persian Gulf.... Read More

Thames River

Thames RiverThe River Thames <<tehmz>> is probably the most well-known and most essential river in England. Additionally it is one of many longest rivers in England. The river is about 210 miles (340 kilometers) lengthy. The Thames flows from south-central England to southeastern England, the place it empties into the North Sea. The river measures about 5 miles (eight kilometers) vast at its mouth on the North Sea. A part of the Thames serves as a serious English commerce route.... Read More

Sundarbans

SundarbansSundarbans, additionally spelled Sunderbans, is a swampy area in Southeast Asia. It’s residence to the world’s largest mangrove forest. In a mangrove forest, additionally referred to as a mangrove swamp, the spreading roots of mangrove timber catch and maintain soil.... Read More

Spring

SpringA spring is a spot the place water flows from the bottom. Rain and melted snow seep into the bottom. This water travels via soil and a few rock. It will definitely can’t settle any additional. At this level, it turns into generally known as floor water. Floor water ranges might rise till they attain the floor. The place the water reaches the floor, a spring types.... Read More

Snake River

Snake RiverThe Snake River is the chief department of the Columbia River. The Snake River rises in Wyoming close to the Continental Divide in Yellowstone Nationwide Park. The river then flows south by means of Grand Teton Nationwide Park. It bends west and flows throughout the Snake River Plains of southern Idaho.... Read More