By: Shannon Farlouis
The Indus River runs through southern Asia and it is one of the longest rivers in the world. This river flows through the valleys of the Himalayas. It also runs through Pakistan. This river feeds the forests, plains and countysides. It is a key water...
By: Shannon Farlouis
The Danube River is the second largest river in Europe. This river is an international waterway. The Danube River empties into the Black Sea. This river flows through the borders of ten countries and they are Romania, Ukraine, Moldova, Bulgaria, Serbia, Croatia, Huingary, Austria, Germany...
By: Shannon Farlouis
The Jordan River is 156 miles long and flows from West Asia to the Dead Sea. The Jordan River has a long history that dates back to biblical times. Christians believed that Jesus was baptized in the River Jordan by John the Baptist. The Jordan...
By: Shannon Farlouis
The Euphrates River empties into the Persian Gulf. This river recieves it's water from rainfall and melting snow. The Euphrates River contains 52 species of fish. It has a long history that dates back to the early Dynastic periods. It has played a major role...
By: Shannon Farlouis
The Congo River is also called the Zaire River. This river runs through Africa and it is known as the deepest river in the whole world. This river flows through the rainforests in Africa. Much of the land that surrounds the Congo River does not...
By: Shannon Farlouis
The Amazon River flows through South America and it is the second longest river in the world and it is the largest river in the world by water flow. The Amazon also has the largest drainage basin in the world. It is sometimes called The...
By: B. J. Deming
Scott Johnson, a geologist and "Ars Technica" contributor, recently wrote that “[c]ontrary to popular culture, diamonds are not formed from the metamorphosis of coal under tremendous heat and pressure. It makes for nice poetry, but it’s not true.” Indeed, scientists know quite...
By: Maria C Collins
Few people realize how important glaciers are to the planet. They may not understand exactly what glaciers are or how they form. Glaciers are essentially huge masses of ice, on land or floating on the sea near to land. Glaciers are not static but they...
By: Kimberly Napier
The Zambezi River is the fourth longest river in Africa. The only rivers longer are the Nile, Congo and Niger Rivers. In the local Tonga dialect Zambezi River means the “Great River.” As it travels east through Africa, to the Indian Ocean, it...
By: Blaise Pascal
Although volcanoes seem to be more prevalent on the surface of the earth, approximately 75 to 80% of all volcanic activity occurs under the surface of the ocean. The eruptions of these volcanic areas are almost always low level lava flows but recent research has...

 

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