By: Monique Nelson
Longest Rivers on EarthThe 5 longest rivers on Earth are the Nile, the Amazon, the Yangtze, the Missouri and the Yenisei Rivers, respectively.Of the most famous, Africa's Nile River...
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By: Janet Farricelli CPDT-KA
Determining the longest rivers of the world can prove challenging as the primary river's sources needs to be identified and their many tributaries need to be considered.Many times, river...
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By: Effie Moore Salem
The White Nile and the Blue Nile, separate tributaries emerge farther on to form the Nile, the longest river on earth. This is the river that history teachers have been...
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By: Susan Smalls
River length is not as easy to calculate as one might expect. It involves calculating the precise distance between the beginning of a river, also known as the river's source...
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By: Debby Dyess
My first exposure to rivers was the movie The African Queen (1951) when I was a child. Intrigued by the adventure and beauty of the unnamed East African waterway, I...
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By: Kenneth Black
Romance, myths, conquests, commerce - the world's longest rivers all of have something in common; they capture our imaginations. Indeed, rivers are a lifeline for much of the world's population...
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By: Sandra Petersen
Most research sources agree upon the three longest rivers in the world. They disagree upon the official lengths of these rivers and which rivers would fall into what ranking after...
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By: baldy
The longest rivers on Earth are not only enduring and silent witnesses to all of the 10,000 years of human civilization, but also survivors of the many millions of...
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By: Trenna Sue Hiler
We have always had a fascination with running water. We find it relaxing to watch the water flow by. Oh the stories a river could tell. Were some of them...
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By: Rex Trulove
It wasn't all that long ago when there was a lot of contention over which river was really the longest. To a point, there still is. Most people have accepted...
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