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 Missouri River - Geography
The Missouri River drains one-sixth of the United States flowing from from its headwaters at the confluence of the Gallatin, Madison, and Jefferson Rivers in the Rocky Mountains at Three Forks, Montana, to its confluence with the Mississippi River at St. Louis, Missouri.
Precipitation in the basin varies from an annual mean of 40 inches in the interior highlands of the Missouri Ozarks to 10 inches in the dry upland plains of North and South Dakota, Wyoming, and Montana.
The Missouri River is one of the longest rivers in the United States second only to the Mississippi. /~langlois/ecology/geography.html   (216 words)

 Geography of Paraguay - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The boundary between the Chaco and Brazil was defined in 1927; it continues from the confluence of the Río Apa and Río Paraguay northward along the course of the Río Paraguay to the border with Bolivia.
Paraguay is a landlocked country situated in South America, northeast of Argentina, between Argentina, Bolivia, and Brazil.
Paraguay's southern border with Argentina is formed by the Río Pilcomayo, Río Paraguay, and Río Paraná. /wiki/Geography_of_Paraguay   (2717 words)

 Geography of Ecuador - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ecuador is bounded on the west by the Pacific Ocean, on the north by Colombia, and on the east and south by Peru.
Ecuador continues to contest the boundary with Peru, which was established by the Protocol of Peace, Friendship, and Boundaries (Rio Protocol) of 1942 and ceded to Peru a large portion of territory east of the Andes.
Geography of: Argentina· Bolivia· Brazil· Chile· Colombia· Ecuador · Guyana· Panama · Paraguay· Peru· Suriname · Trinidad and Tobago · Uruguay· Venezuela /wiki/Geography_of_Ecuador   (2516 words)

 Paraguay - Geography
The boundary between the Chaco and Brazil was defined in 1927; it continues from the confluence of the Río Apa and Río Paraguay northward along the course of the Río Paraguay to the border with Bolivia.
The northwestern boundary with Bolivia, extending through the low hills of the Chaco region, was set in 1938.
Paraguay is bounded by three substantially larger countries: Bolivia, Argentina, and Brazil. /paraguay/21.htm   (220 words)

 Luxembourg: A Confluence Of Culture ~ by W.B. Sullivan
Luxembourg City is indeed a place of precarious geography.
Like all that is priceless in Europe, Luxembourg exists because it must, because it is an example of what great cultures become, because it would be a crime to the people of world for it not to.
Geographically the impossibility of Luxembourg is represented by its perilous location in Western Europe, nestled between Germany, France and Belgium. /efam/55/Luxembourg_Travel.html   (853 words) - Luxembourg, city, Luxembourg (Benelux Political Geography) - Encyclopedia
75,377), capital of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, S Luxembourg, at the confluence of the Alzette and PEtrusse rivers.
Luxembourg developed around a 10th-century castle that was one of Europe's strongest fortresses until the garrison was dismantled according to the terms of the Treaty of London (1867).
It is a commercial, banking, industrial, administrative, and cultural center as well as a rail junction. /encyclopedia/L/LuxemboCit.html   (374 words)

 BRAZIL - Geography
The basin of Rio of Plata to the confluence of the rivers Parana and Uruguay (both having their source in Brazil) in the south of the country is practically the zone of which topography is varied.
Brazil is divided into 27 administrative units, are 23 States, three territories (Amapa, Roraima and the archipelago Fernando de Noronha), and the federal district of Brasilia.
Brazil is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean in the west. /us/brazil/geography.htm   (409 words)

 Geography of Bangladesh - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Formed by a deltaic plain at the confluence of the Ganges (Padma), Brahmaputra (Jamuna), and Meghna Rivers and their tributaries, Bangladesh's alluvial soil is highly fertile, but vulnerable to flood and drought.
Bangladesh is a low-lying, riverine country located in South Asia with a largely marshy jungle coastline of 710 kilometers (440 mi.) on the northern littoral of the Bay of Bengal.
Bangladesh also is affected by major cyclones--on average 16 times a decade. /wiki/Geography_of_Bangladesh   (336 words)

 GEOGRAPHY Principality of Andorra Brussels belgium MERITXELL
Andorra is a mountainous country; the highest point of the country is the Coma pedrosa at 2946 metres and its lowest point can be foud at the confluence of the Runer and Valira rivers at 840 metres.
The Principality of Andorra is a small state in the heart of the Pyrenees, situated between France (Pyrénées Orientales and Ariège) to the North and Spain (Catalonia : Department of Alt Urgell) to the South.
Andorra shares a border of 57 km and 64 km with these two countries. /en/2.2.htm   (359 words)

 Encyclopedia: Fort Yukon, Alaska
The town is located 8 miles (12.87 kilometers) north of the Arctic Circle, at the confluence of the Yukon and Porcupine Rivers.
Fort Yukon was first founded as a Canadian settlement in 1847, although it lay in Russian territory; it was an outpost of the Hudson Bay Company until 1869, when, after the sale of Alaska to the United States, the outpost was taken over by the Alaska Commercial Company.
Fort Yukon recorded the highest temperature ever in Alaska when it hit 100 degrees F (37 degrees C) on June 27, 1915. /encyclopedia/Fort-Yukon,-Alaska   (359 words)

Senegal, river, Africa- Senegal, river, c.1,000 mi (1,610 km) long, formed in SW Mali, W Africa, by the confluence of the...
Senegal - Senegal Profile: Geography, People, History, Government and Political Conditions, Economy, Defense, Foreign Relations, U.S.-Senegalese Relations
Senegal is mainly a low-lying country, with a semidesert area in the north and northeast and forests in the southwest. /ipa/A0107951.html   (931 words)

 Geography (from Paraguay) --  Encyclopædia Britannica
Geography describes and analyzes the spatial variations in physical, biological, and human phenomena that occur on the surface of the globe and treats their interrelationships and their significant regional patterns.
Whereas physical geography is an Earth science concerned with places, social geography is concerned with the people in the places.
Rising in the Mato Grosso region of Brazil at 980 feet (300 m) above sea level, it crosses Paraguay to its confluence with the Paraná near the Argentine border. /eb/article-214496   (924 words)

 Lithuania : Geography : Kaunas
History tells that even before this date the city, situated at the confluence of the rivers Neris and Nemunas, experienced more than one Age of Gold.
Kaunas was fated to become the capital of Lithuania in the 20th year of the last century, which can be considered the Gold Age of the city governed by its first Burgomaster Jonas Vileisis.
One of Kaunas architectural attractions, its Town Hall, and impressive white building with a tower 53 meters high, built in the 16th century in the Gothic style with baroque elements, is popularly known as the White Swan. /ramunas/Lietuva/lt_geography_kaunas.shtml   (454 words) - LiEge, city, Belgium (Benelux Political Geography) - Encyclopedia
194,596), capital of LiEge prov., E Belgium, at the confluence of the Meuse and Ourthe rivers, near the Dutch and German borders.
You are here : > Reference > Encyclopedia > Benelux Political Geography > LiEge, city, Belgium - LiEge, city, Belgium (Benelux Political Geography) - Encyclopedia /encyclopedia/L/Liege-cit.html   (274 words)

This non-profit international research project is designed to record a sampling of the earth's geography by visiting every point on land where a degree of latitude crosses a degree of longitude.
You may also contact the Degree Confluence Project at the address above or by e-mail at or phone at (413) 586-8591.
You may obtain more information about the Degree Confluence Project by visiting its website at on the Internet. /landowner/landowner.doc   (354 words)

 Degree Confluence Project
LBCC Students of Physical Geography, Fall 1999 are participating in the Degree Confluence Project
This confluence had been visited 3 times previously, but since the trip had been planned many months ago, we went ahead anyway.Our GPS unit, kindly loaned by Geology for this trip, located the confluence on a steep bank, and here is the group in front of it
Our map, sent by Confluence originator Alex Jarrett, located the confluence on the other side of the street however, and that was clearly the location acquired on the third visit, by the Lindsays [visit #3] /~ray/geog1rs/FIELD/34n118w/degreeconfluence.htm   (223 words)

 Education World® : Curriculum : Degree Confluence Project: At the Intersection of Geography and Technology
Degree Confluence Project: At the Intersection of Geography and Technology
This was the foundation of the Degree Confluence Project, an organized sampling of the world that is growing by leaps and bounds.
They traveled to one confluence at 34 degrees N, 118 degrees W on a field trip and recorded their discoveries. /a_curr/curr354.shtml   (1622 words)

 An Introduction Costa Rica
Here, geography constricts a breathtaking amount of plant and animal life within a modest 19,563 square miles (50,900 sq.
Located at the nexus of two continents and two oceans, this confluence of land and water makes the region one of mother nature's great bottlenecks.
Costa Rica is the penultimate link in a chain of small nations that together comprise the isthmus of Central America. /costa-rica   (387 words)

 The Philippines Island
This accident of geography has placed the Philippines at the confluence of the moisture-laden winds from the western Pacific Ocean and the South China Sea in the second half the year and in the path of cold dry winds from China and Siberia in the first half.
In the east, shallow west-dipping subduction of the Philippine Plate at the Philippine Trench produces a line of volcanoes from Balut in the south to Mayon in the north.
In the heart of the Philippine Archipelago is the Negros Island, the fourth largest island in the Philippines. /~garnal/vacation/interest.htm   (1382 words)

 Geography of New York Harbor - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
New York Harbor is at the confluence of three major bodies of waters.
The area of New York Bay is one of the most intricate natural harbors in the world, a fact that is reflected in the diversity of place names.
The harbor opens onto the Atlantic Ocean to the south and Long Island Sound to the east; both of these are tidal bodies, but are out of sync with each other by several hours. /wiki/Geography_of_New_York_Harbor   (194 words)

 Education World: Web Directory: Science: Social Sciences: Geography:
The Degree Confluence Project - The Degree Confluence Project contains photographs of the intersections of integer latitude and longitude degree lines.
Dowling's Electronic Passport - An online geography class where students journey through time and space.
Global Population Project - Current population figures for cities, towns and regions of countries. /cat/60389   (926 words)

 MSN Encarta - Search View - Washington, D.C.
The city is located at the confluence of the Potomac and Anacostia rivers and is flanked on the north, east, and southeast by Maryland and on the southwest by Virginia.
Washington’s climate is hot and humid in the summer and cold and damp in the winter.
In 1871 the cities of Washington and Georgetown were consolidated with Washington County to become Washington, D.C., making the city, the county, and the federal district one and the same. /text_761576320__1/Washington_D_C.html   (7039 words)

 South Africa's geography and climate -
Residents of Cape Agulhas, however, argue that visitors wanting to see the confluence of the two oceans will have to travel a little further east and south...
South Africa occupies the southern tip of Africa, its long coastline stretching more than 2 500km from the desert border with Namibia on the Atlantic coast southwards around the tip of Africa and then north to the border with subtropical Mozambique on the Indian Ocean.
South Africa is big sky country, with vast mountain ranges falling into lush river valleys. /ess_info/sa_glance/geography   (415 words)

 Trinidad News, Trinidad Newspaper, Trinidad Sports, Trinidad politics, Trinidad and Tobago, Tobago News, Trinidad classifieds, Trinidad TV, Sports, Business
Trinidad and Tobago is mere miles off the coast of Venezuela where there's a virtual confluence of gun-runners, with all kinds of arms coming from Colombia and Brazil to join the arsenal-for-sale from "the mainland".
Trinidad Express 35 Independence Sq, Port of Spain, Trinidad.
Any such initiative will require not just the will of the government, but sizeable expenditure of public funds and people's willingness to sacrifice some basic rights in order to benefit from a drop the crime rate. /   (1181 words)

 Study Guides Geog305
READER #13 Terry Jordan Chapter 6 “Confluence” to Texas: A Geography
READER #12 Terry Jordan Chapter 5 “Confluence” to Texas: A Geography
READER #10 Terry Jordan Chapter 4 “Confluence” to Texas: A Geography /~prout/TXSpr04final.html   (488 words) - Bristol, city, England (British And Irish Political Geography) - Encyclopedia
370,300), SW England, at the confluence of the Avon and Frome rivers.
Bristol, city, England, British And Irish Political Geography - Bristol, city, England (British And Irish Political Geography) - Encyclopedia /encyclopedia/B/BristolEng.html   (488 words) - Pavia, Italy (Italian Political Geography) - Encyclopedia
79,962), capital of Pavia prov., Lombardy, N Italy, on the Ticino River near its confluence with the Po. - Pavia, Italy (Italian Political Geography)- Encyclopedia
You are here : > Reference > Encyclopedia > Italian Political Geography > Pavia /encyclopedia/P/Pavia.html   (325 words)

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