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Connecticut River

Connecticut River is the largest river in New England with a total length of 410 miles. It runs through four states: New Hampshire, Vermont,

Connecticut River

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Yenisei River

Yenisei River is the largest river system flowing to the Arctic Ocean measuring 2,540 miles long. It measures 3,420 miles in length when combined with its major tributary the Angara. In terms of discharge, it is the sixth largest river in the world. The drainage basin of the river covers an area...

Yenisei River

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Indus River

The Indus River is one of longest rivers in Asia and the longest in Pakistan measuring 1,988 miles in length. It ranks 21st in the world on the basis of length. The word Indus has been derived from an ancient...

Indus River

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Tigris River

The Tigris River is one of two main rivers of ancient Mesopotamia. This river forms the border between Syria and

Tigris River

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Seine River

The Seine River is the second longest river flowing completely in France with a length of 483 miles. This river also serves as an important commercial waterway. The source of this river is a village named Source-Seine. This...

Seine River

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Murray River – Australia’s Longest River

Murray River is Australia’s longest river with a length of 2,508 kilometers. It is also the world’s third longest navigable river ranked after Amazon River and

Murray River – Australia’s Longest River

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Missouri River

The Missouri River is the longest river in North America and the 15th longest in the world with a length of 2,341 miles. The drainage area of the river covers total 1,371,000 square kilometers. It flows through...

Missouri River

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Amur River

The Amur River is a major waterway in the north-eastern part of Asia. It is located on the border of China and

Amur River

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Orinoco River

The Orinoco River is one of South America's longest rivers with a length of 1330 miles. It originates from the Sierra Parima Mountains and flows through Venezuela and Columbia and eventually empties into the Atlantic...

Orinoco River

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Sepik River

The Sepik River is one of the largest rivers on the island of New Guinea, south-western Pacific Ocean with a length of more than 900 kilometers. It was originally named as Kaiserin Augusta. The drainage basin of this river covers an...

Sepik River

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Irtysh River

Irtysh River is one of the longest rivers in Asia with a length of 2,640 miles. It begins at the junction point of the Biya and Katun rivers, in the Altai Mountains, and then flows through Siberia to the Gulf of Ob. The...

Irtysh River

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Zambezi River

Zambezi River is the fourth longest river in Africa with a length of 2,200 miles. It is also the longest east flowing river in Africa. It originates in the wetlands of the Mwinilunga District of north-western Zambia. The first...

Zambezi River

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Arkansas River

Arkansas River is the sixth longest river in the United States with a length of 1,469 miles. This river begins in the states of Colorado and flowing through the states of Kansas and Oklahoma and then into the

Arkansas River

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Hudson River

Hudson River is named after Henry Hudson, an English Sea Explorer and navigator who served the Dutch East India Company back in the early 17th century. He explored this river in 1609 for the first time. Initially the river was...

Hudson River

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Saint Lawrence River

Saint Lawrence River is the artery of Saint Lawrence Water System which is one of the largest in the world. This river measures 1,197 kilometers in length. It starts at the outflow of Lake Ontario and passes through several towns and cities in Quebec and Ontario and eventually empties into the...

Saint Lawrence River

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Yukon River

Yukon River is the third longest river in North America with a length of 3,190 kilometers. It is a major watercourse of north-western North America. The drainage basin of this river covers 832,700 square kilometers. Earlier,...

Yukon River

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Mackenzie River

Mackenzie River is a major river system in north-western North America. It drains an area of about 697,000 square miles which is the largest of any river in

Mackenzie River

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Snake River

The Snake River is a major river in the United States located in the greater Pacific Northwest. It is the ninth longest river in the country with a length of 1,735 kilometers. It is the largest tributary of the...

Snake River

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Red River

The Red River is a tributary of the Mississippi River and has a length of about 1,360 miles long. It begins at the confluence of the Bois de Sioux and Otter Tail rivers and flows north. It flows into the...

Red River

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Rio Grande

The Rio Grande is the fourth longest river in the United States with an approximate length of 1,896 miles. It flows from Colorado to the Gulf of Mexico. It is one of the principal rivers in the southwest United...

Rio Grande

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Yellow River

The Yellow River is the second longest river in China and the third longest in Asia with a length of 5,464 kilometers. It originates in the...

Yellow River

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Lake Victoria

Lake Victoria is located in east central Africa bordering the countries of Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania. It is also the largest...

Lake Victoria

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Danube River

The Danube River is the second longest river in the Europe with a length of approximately 1,785 miles. It is also a major water source in Europe. It originates in Germany’s Black Forest at the intersection point of the Breg and Brigach Rivers and travels across Western

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Loktak Lake

Loktak Lake is the world’s only floating freshwater lake. It is located about 53 kilometers from Imphal, India. It is also the largest freshwater lake in northeast India. This

Loktak Lake

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Mekong River

The Mekong River is the 12th longest river in the world with a length of approximately 2,700 miles. It flows from the Tibetan Plateau which has an altitude of more than 16,000 feet to the Mekong Delta into the South China Sea. The source of this river is Qinghai Province and it...

Mekong River

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