Defining fjords
By: Susan Smalls
Fjords are beautiful creations that exist because of nature itself. The mountainous backgrounds and steep sides that the water flows between will simply take your breath away. If you ever have the opportunity to go on a fjord cruise or even just travel to one...
Deepest lakes on Earth
By: Effie Moore Salem
I've got the scoop on the ten deepest lakes on earth, but first I'm going to tease you a bit with some interesting facts you can guess at as you read along. (The answers will be at the bottom of the page and will be...
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 here to see the ice ages and perhaps even had dinosaurs tromp through their running...
By: Trenna Sue Hiler
Some consider the artesian well or spring the most potable and pure water available. What makes this type of water so different then those from other sources? The wells come from an aquifer. There are many large running rivers or aquifers all over the earth...
The Blue Nile
By: Michael Fassbender
The Blue Nile is one of two rivers that meet at Khartoum, Sudan, to form the Nile River. The other river, the White Nile, attracts more attention because it flows from Lake Victoria and points even further south, giving the Nile river system much of...
By: Sherry Law
If asked what the world's deepest lake is, most people will probably reward you with a somewhat blank and vacant stare. Even among experts in the field, the list of the world's deepest lakes is a list that is always somewhat in dispute. The lakes...
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 that the two longest rivers in the world are the Nile and the Amazon. Which...
Some water conservation strategies
By: Jackie Money
It's amazing how simple it is to conserve water and recycle at one and the same time! Isuspect, like many of you out there, you're concerned about the human impact on poor old Mother Earth. A lot of us have, for a good number of...
By: Gary Betts
Coastal areas along the Pacific have long prepared for a possible tsunami, but few communities along the Atlantic coast have any preparations for tsunamis. That's because tsunamis are rare in the Atlantic Ocean. They are rare, but they have occured. As a matter of fact...
By: Terrie Schultz
The Discovery of Lake TanganyikaThe Stuff of LegendStruggling through dense, uncharted jungle; fording chest-deep rivers and slogging through malaria-infested swamps It may sound like something out of an Indiana Jones movie, but it is the true story of the discovery Lake Tanganyika in 1858 by...

 

1 33 34 35 36 37 93