Strangest Weather on Earth: Only Rainbow River in the World!
Known as 'the river of five colors', this liquid rainbow, the only of it's kind in the world, is one of the more stunning spectacles that Mother Nature has ever created.
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...
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.
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...
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Drainage system (geomorphology)
In geomorphology, a drainage system is the pattern formed by the streams, rivers, and lakes in a particular drainage basin. They are governed by the topography of the land, whether a particular region...
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Stream restoration
Stream restoration or river restoration, sometimes called river reclamation in the UK, describes a set of activities that help improve the environmental health of a river or stream. These activities a...
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Tiber
The Tiber (/ˈtaɪbər/, Latin Tiberis, Italian Tevere, [ˈteːvere]) is the third-longest river in Italy, rising in the Apennine Mountains in Emilia-Romagna and flowing 406 kilometres (252 mi) throug...
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Detroit River
The Detroit River is a 24-nautical-mile-long (44 km; 28 mi) river that is a strait in the Great Lakes system. The name comes from the French Rivière du Détroit, which translates literally as...
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Water-meadow
A water-meadow (also water meadow or watermeadow) is an area of grassland subject to controlled irrigation to increase agricultural productivity. Water-meadows were mainly used in Europe from the 16t...
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Baer's law
In geology, Baer's law, named after Karl Ernst von Baer, hypothesises that, because of the rotation of the earth, in the Northern Hemisphere, erosion occurs mostly on the right banks of rivers and in ...
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Urban stream
An urban stream is a formerly natural waterway that flows through a heavily populated area. Urban streams are often polluted by urban runoff and combined sewer outflows. Water scarcity makes flow man...
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Bank (geography)
In geography a bank generally refers to the land alongside a body of water. Various structures are referred to as banks in different fields of geography.In limnology, the study of inland waters, a str...
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List of drainage basins by area
The list of drainage basins by area identifies areas larger than 400,000 km (150,000 sq mi), sorted by area, which drain to oceans, mediterranean seas, rivers, lakes and other waterbodi...
List of drainage basins by area - Wikipedia
Bar (river morphology)
A bar in a river is an elevated region of sediment (such as sand or gravel) that has been deposited by the flow. Types of bars include mid-channel bars (also called braid bars, and common in braided r...
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Watercourse
A watercourse is the channel that a flowing body of water follows. These include rivers, streams, anabranches and canals. If it is navigable it is also a waterway.
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Revetment
In stream restoration, river engineering or coastal management, revetments are sloping structures placed on banks or cliffs in such a way as to absorb the energy of incoming water. In military engine...
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Debouch
Debouch from French origin meaning to cause to emerge and is a term used in river, stream and glacier geography. The term also has a military usage.
In fluvial geomorphology a debouch is when runo...
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Stream gradient
Stream gradient is the grade measured by the ratio of drop in elevation of a stream per unit horizontal distance, usually expressed as feet per mile or metres per kilometre.
A high gradient indica...
Confluence
In geography, a confluence is the meeting of two or more bodies of water. Also known as a conflux, it refers either to the point where a tributary joins a larger river, called the main stem, or where ...
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Indus River
The Indus River (Urdu: دريائے سِندھ‎: Darya-e Sindh, Hindi: सिन्धु नदी) is one of the longest rivers in Asia. It flows through Pakistan, Jammu and Kashmir and western Tibet. Originating ...
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Ford (crossing)
A ford is a shallow place with good footing where a river or stream may be crossed by wading or inside a vehicle. A ford is mostly a natural phenomenon, in contrast to a low water crossing, which is a...
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Trench drain
A trench drain (also channel drain, line drain, slot drain, linear drain or strip drain) is a specific type of floor drain containing a dominant through- or channel-shaped body. It is used for the ra...
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Rapid
Rapids are sections of a river where the river bed has a relatively steep gradient, causing an increase in water velocity and turbulence. Rapids are hydrological features between a run (a smoothly fl...
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Misfit stream
A misfit stream is a river that is either too large or too small to have eroded the valley in which it flows. This term is also used for a stream or river with meanders that obviously are not proport...
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Stream bed
A stream bed is the channel bottom of a stream, river or creek; the physical confine of the normal water flow. The lateral confines or channel margins, during all but flood stage, are known as the st...
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Playfair's Law
In estimating erosion, Playfair's Law is an empirical relationship that relates the size of a stream to the valley it runs through. It is better defined as a theory rather than law.
The law states...
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Stream capture
Stream capture, river capture, or stream piracy is a geomorphological phenomenon occurring when a stream or river drainage system or watershed is diverted from its own bed, and flows instead down the ...
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Anabranch
An anabranch is a section of a river or stream that diverts from the main channel or stem of the watercourse and rejoins the main stem downstream. Local anabranches can be the result of small islands ...
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