The Oder River is one of the largest rivers in Central Europe. It is an important waterway and a source of water supply for many cities and regions. The river is of great importance for transportation, agriculture, industry and recreation in the surrounding areas. Geography The Oder River carries its waters through the Czech Republic, […]
Rivers provide important resources and improve the quality of human life and play an important role in conserving natural ecosystems and biodiversity.
The Armenian highlands of Asia Minor and Transcaucasia, its Taurus range, among the slopes of the southern end of which Lake Hazar is located, form a single mountain chain with the Lesser Caucasus. One of the ancient names of the Caspian Sea is also Khazar. That is, in the geographical system of concepts, the Tigris
Despite the fact that the Greek geographer and historian Strabo in 18 AD called the river in the center of Europe by the Old Scandinavian word “Elfr” (river), modern scientists doubt that the name Elbe has Scandinavian roots. If only because it does not flow into the Baltic Sea and has no outlet to Scandinavia.
The photo shows St. Louis, a city on the west bank of the Mississippi River in the state of Missouri. Its calling card is the huge Gateway Arch, also called the “Gateway to the West”. The height, as well as the width of the base of the arch, is 192 meters. The observation deck at
The long and eventful life of the Vistula River began at the very beginning of the modern stage of the Earth’s history (the geological Quaternary Period, or Anthropogenic Period), when the climate cooled markedly. Over the last two million years, glaciation has covered the territory of present-day Poland eight times. Glaciers slid down from Scandinavia,
The Dnieper River is one of the largest and most important rivers in Europe. It flows through Russia, Belarus, and Ukraine and is about 2,290 kilometers long, making it the third-longest river in Europe after the Volga and Danube. History Even in ancient times, long before it became part of the famous route “from the
The Columbia River is a large river that flows in North America and is about 2,000 kilometers long. The Columbia River flows through the province of British Columbia in Canada and the states of Washington and Oregon in the United States. The Columbia River is important to the region through which it flows. It serves
The Orinoco is a river in South America, one of the continent’s largest rivers. The Orinoco River flows through several countries, including Venezuela and Colombia, and also washes the shores of Brazil. Its total length is about 2,140 kilometers. The Orinoco is one of the most important rivers in South America and is of great
The Orange River is the largest river in South Africa, flowing through three countries – Lesotho, South Africa, and Namibia. It is about 2,200 km long and is an important source of drinking water, as well as being used to irrigate agricultural land. The river begins in Lesotho, then flows through South Africa and Namibia
The Nile is the longest river on the African continent. It is more than 6,000 km long. But not everywhere its waters flow as leisurely and quietly as we are used to seeing in postcards. In Sudan, near Khartoum, the Blue Nile accelerates and its waters turn into thundering waterfalls. Africa’s Longest River The Nile