River
A river is a natural flowing watercourse, usually freshwater, flowing towards an ocean, a lake, a sea, or another river. In some rare cases a river could flow into the ground and dry up completely a...
River - Wikipedia
The Forgotten Story Of America’s Titanic
The worst maritime disaster in American history occurred on April 27, 1865. Unlike the Titanic disaster, however, odds are you may never have heard about the Sultana wreck, which claimed over 1,800 li...
Does A Massive Flood Confirm China's Creation Myth?
According to legend, the history of China began with heavy flooding along the Yellow River. A man named Gun helped control the floods temporarily by building dikes, but it wasn’t until his son Yu took...
How I found a mythical boiling river in the Amazon | Andrés Ruzo
When Andrés Ruzo was a young boy in Peru, his grandfather told him a story with an odd detail: There is a river, deep in the Amazon, which boils as if a fire burns below it. Twelve years later, after ...
Footage: Visitors washed away by strong Qiantang tidal bore
More than 20 visitors were knocked down and washed away by a strong tidal bore of the Qiantang River on Wednesday afternoon, at the Meinv dam in Hangzhou city, Zhejiang Province. Having ignored the wa...
Cracking The Problem Of River Growth
MIT researchers find that a similar principle predicts the growth of fractures and rivers. A general mathematical theory that predicts how cracks spread through materials like glass and ice can also p...
Life on the Congo River
The DRC has 18 major rivers, with dozens more tributaries that constitute rivers in themselves. But when referring to the largest one of all, the Congo River, Congolese simply say “Le Fleuve” (“The Ri...
Rare Fish With Human-Like Teeth Found In South Jersey Lake
A fish that's native to the Amazon was caught in a pond in South Jersey over the weekend. Ron Rossi from Delran, Burlington County made the rare catch Sunday at Swedes Lake during a fishing excursion ...
Who, What, Why: Why did giant fish hurl themselves at rowers?
Giant Asian carp were filmed flying at a college rowing team in Missouri, US. Why were they doing it, asks Tom Heyden.
"Horseshoe Bend, Colorado River, Arizona"
360 spherical panorama. American Southwest is where the wind, water and passing time carved the most impossible, fantastic shapes in the ancient sandstone. This area is a true geological Wonderland, ...
Global flood toll to triple by 2030
People affected by river flooding worldwide could triple by 2030, with climate change and population growth the main factors, says a new report.
Nile’s Exotic Creatures
The Nile river meanders through lush rainforest, harboring an array of unique creatures...
American Nile: Saving the Colorado - National Geographic
The mighty Colorado, the life and soul of the West, is one of the most tapped rivers in the world. Can it be saved?
Rhine
Since ancient times, the Rhine has been one of the world's busiest rivers and major trading routes. Today, under the watchful eye of once-mighty castles, bar...
Nile
http://www.macgillivrayfreemanfilms.com A breathtaking cinematic adventure that takes you on an expedition down the world's greatest and most deadly river, t...
River ecosystem
The ecosystem of a river is the river viewed as a system operating in its natural environment, and includes biotic (living) interactions amongst plants, animals and micro-organisms, as well as abiotic...
River ecosystem - Wikipedia
River chemistry
Freshwater environmental quality parameters are the natural and man-made chemical, biological and microbiological characteristics of rivers, lakes and ground-waters, the ways they are measured and th...
Brackish water
Brackish water or briny water is water that has more salinity than fresh water, but not as much as seawater. It may result from mixing of seawater with fresh water, as in estuaries, or it may occur i...
Brackish water - Wikipedia
River engineering
River engineering is the process of planned human intervention in the course, characteristics, or flow of a river with the intention of producing some defined benefit. People have intervened in the na...
River engineering - Wikipedia
Water cycle
Earth's water cycle As the Earth's surface water evaporates, winds move water in the air from the sea to the land, increasing the amount of fresh water on land. Water vapor is converted to clouds ...
Water cycle - Wikipedia
Drainage basin
A drainage basin is an extent or an area of land where surface water from rain, melting snow, or ice converges to a single point at a lower elevation, usually the exit of the basin, where the waters j...
Drainage basin - Wikipedia
St. Clair River
The St. Clair River is a 40.5-mile-long (65.2 km) river in central North America which drains Lake Huron into Lake St Clair, forming part of the international boundary between the Canadian provin...
St. Clair River - Wikipedia
The Forgotten Story Of America’s Titanic
The worst maritime disaster in American history occurred on April 27, 1865. Unlike the Titanic disaster, however, odds are you may never have heard about the Sultana wreck, which claimed over 1,800 li...
Does A Massive Flood Confirm China's Creation Myth?
According to legend, the history of China began with heavy flooding along the Yellow River. A man named Gun helped control the floods temporarily by building dikes, but it wasn’t until his son Yu took...
Gales Creek (Oregon)
Gales Creek, is a tributary, 23.5 miles (37.8 km) long, of the Tualatin River in Washington County, Oregon, United States. The headwaters of Gales Creek are on the north side of the mountain Roun...
Gales Creek (Oregon) - Wikipedia
Yami
Yamuna is a sacred river in Hinduism and the main tributary of the Ganges (Ganga), the holiest river of Hinduism. The river worshipped as a Hindu goddess called Yamuna. In the Vedas, Yamuna is known a...
Yami - Wikipedia
White River (Arkansas)
The White River is a 722-mile (1,162-km) long river that flows through the U.S. states of Arkansas and Missouri.
The source of the White River is in the Boston Mountains of northwest Arkansas, in ...
White River (Arkansas) - Wikipedia
Flood of 1851
The Great Flood of 1851 occurred after record-setting rainfalls across the U.S. Midwest and Plains from May to August, 1851. Hardest hit was the State of Iowa, with significant flooding extending to t...
Flood of 1851 - Wikipedia
Life on the Congo River
The DRC has 18 major rivers, with dozens more tributaries that constitute rivers in themselves. But when referring to the largest one of all, the Congo River, Congolese simply say “Le Fleuve” (“The Ri...