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  Buffalo National River (U.S. National Park Service)
One of the few remaining rivers in the lower 48 states without dams, the Buffalo cuts its way through massive limestone bluffs traveling eastward through the Arkansas Ozarks and into the White River.
Explore the river by canoe or take the back roads into the pioneer history of the Buffalo River region or enjoy a hike in one of the three designated wilderness areas.
The climate for Buffalo National River is typical of the Ozark region and the Mid-South.
www.nps.gov /buff   (417 words)

  
 River Network
River Network and Watershed Support Network are pleased to accept applications for the Training for Trainers workshop to be held December 5-8 in Seabeck, Washington.
River Network participates in the federal employee Combined Federal Campaign (CFC# 10407) and is a proud member of Earth Share of Oregon, Conservation and Preservation Charities of America and Independent Charities of America.
River Network is now accepting workshop proposals for River Rally 2008, to be held May 2-5 at Sawmill Creek Resort in Huron, OH.
www.rivernetwork.org   (495 words)

  
  The River Home page   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The central missions of the River are to maintain a medium for conversations among a group of diverse people, and to foster virtual communities which control their own destiny.
The River Community is owned and governed by the people who create the high-quality conversations which are the source of the River's value.
The River is incorporated in the State of California.
www.river.org - !http: //www.river.org   (301 words)

  
  River - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Rivers begin at their source in higher ground, either rising from a spring, forming from glacial meltwater, flowing from a body of water such as a lake, or simply from damp, boggy places where the soil is waterlogged.
The Susquehanna River, the principal river of Pennsylvania and the Chesapeake Bay
The Tigris, one of the twin principal rivers of Mesopotamia
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/River   (2730 words)

  
 Amazon River - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The primary tributaries of the Marañón River are--from south to north--the Crisnejas, Chamayo, Urtcubamba, Cenepa, Santiago, Moroña, Pastaza, Huallaga, and Tigre Rivers (Cavero-Egusquiza 1941:49-51).
Along with the Orinoco, the river is one of the main habitats of the Boto, also known as the Amazon River Dolphin.
Local trade along the river was carried on by the English successors to the Amazonas Company—the Amazon Steam Navigation Company—as well as numerous small steamboats, belonging to companies and firms engaged in the rubber trade, navigating the Negro, Madeira, Purfis and many other tributaries, such as the Marañón to ports as distant as Nauta, Peru.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Amazon_River   (3251 words)

  
 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Volga River   (Site not responding. Last check: )
A tributary (or affluent or confluent) is a contributory stream, a river that does not reach the sea, but joins another major river (a parent river), to which it contributes its waters, swelling its discharge.
The Volga River (Волга, Rha, İtil, İdel) in western Russia is the longest river in Europe.
Mologa River (Молога in Russian) is a river in Tver, Novgorod and Vologda Oblasts in Russia.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Volga-River   (3863 words)

  
 River Phoenix - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
River's opinions on the issue were so strong that when his actress girlfriend, Martha Plimpton, ordered soft-shell crab at a restaurant, he reportedly began weeping out of disappointment.
River met Keanu Reeves while Reeves was filming on River's brother's set and later went on to star opposite Reeves in Gus Van Sant's My Own Private Idaho for which he won the Best Actor Award from the Venice Film Festival.
Grant Lee Buffalo's song 'Halloween' is a homage to River Phoenix: "You're only 23, River/ And you're restless as the sea, River/ But but ya had a hold on me, oh River".
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/River_Phoenix   (1356 words)

  
 River
A river conducts water by constantly flowing perpendicular to the elevation curve of its bed, thereby converting the positional energy of the water into kinetic energy.
The area drained by a river and its tributaries is called its watershed or catchment basin.
Human pollution of rivers is common, and very few rivers in the world today are clean of man-made substances.
www.brainyencyclopedia.com /encyclopedia/r/ri/river.html   (2449 words)

  
 Mississippi River   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The 314-kilometer segment of the Upper Mississippi River extending from the mouth of the Missouri River (near St. Louis, Missouri) to the mouth of the Ohio is often termed the Middle Mississippi River.
The Chippewa River, with its steep gradient, is the primary sand source for the reach of the Upper Mississippi River downstream from Lake Pepin (Nielsen et al.
The 100-kilometer reach of river downstream from the Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area, for example, suffered severe oxygen depletion caused by sewage discharged into the river (Wiebe 1927; Fremling 1964, 1989), and pollution-sensitive organisms, such as burrowing hexagenia mayflies, were absent or scarce in Pools 2, 3, and 4.
biology.usgs.gov /s+t/SNT/noframe/ms137.htm   (14566 words)

  
 Pedernales River Encyclopedia Article @ HillCountryArtists.com (Hill Country Artists)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Pedernales River (pronounced [ˌpɝdəˈnæləs]) is a tributary of the Colorado River, approximately 106 miles (170 km) long, in central Texas in the United States.
The river rises from springs in southeastern Kimble County, approximately 25 miles (40 km) southeast of Junction.
The lower river is a popular destination for whitewater rafting during the high-water season.
www.hillcountryartists.com /encyclopedia/Pedernales_River   (487 words)

  
 The Colorado River
The Colorado River is the primary river of the American Southwest, draining somewhere in the vicinity of 242,000 square miles of land, from the states of Wyoming, Colorado, Utah, New Mexico, Arizona, Nevada and California.
The Green River is the primary tributary of the Colorado River, and until 1921 the Colorado River did not technically begin until the Grand and Green Rivers joined together in Utah.
By examining river sediments, scientists have determined that on a number of occasions over the past 4,000 years, the river reached peak flow rates of over 25 0,000 cfs.
www.kaibab.org /misc/gc_coriv.htm   (640 words)

  
 The River Home page   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The central missions of the River are to maintain a medium for conversations among a group of diverse people, and to foster virtual communities which control their own destiny.
The River Community is owned and governed by the people who create the high-quality conversations which are the source of the River's value.
The River is incorporated in the State of California.
www.river.org - !http: //www.river.org   (301 words)

  
 Berkeley River Project   (Site not responding. Last check: )
River is designed to provide maximum performance in the common case, even in the face of non-uniformities in hardware, software, and workload.
River is based on two simple design features: a high-performance distributed queue, and a storage redundancy mechanism called graduated declustering.
We have implemented a number of data-intensive applications on River, including database primitives such as sort, select, and hash-join, and are able to achieve near-ideal performance in a variety of non-uniform performance scenarios.
now.cs.berkeley.edu /River   (119 words)

  
 River Systems of the World
River water is diverted for agricultural irrigation, industry, hygiene, and related uses.
Where possible, diverted water may be returned to the river clean and near the point of diversion; specifically, some municipal water supplies treat their sewage and return fairly clean water to the river.
Most rivers are not so lucky: either the water comes back contaminated with pollutants, or not at all.
www.rev.net /~aloe/river   (465 words)

  
 The Quinnipiac River
The river is influenced by the rise and fall of the tide for a distance of approximately 14 miles from its mouth.
Still, by 1914 a report by the State Board of Health described the river as polluted, especially near it's mouth where major fish life had "practically disappeared." The river was being impacted by 71 untreated industrial discharges and sewage from several municipalities.
However, water quality studies conducted by DEP a decade later indicated that the river's natural assimilative capacity was still being exceeded by the daily discharge of 40 million gallons of treated municipal sewage.
dep.state.ct.us /wtr/watershed/quinnriv.htm   (1275 words)

  
 Olentangy State Scenic River   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The river is located within the rapidly developing area of northern Columbus and southern Delaware County.
The river valley is characterized by gently rolling to relatively flat topography.
Olentangy was a name given to this river in 1833 by a legislative act that was attempting to restore Native American names to certain rivers in the state.
www.dnr.state.oh.us /dnap/sr/olentang.htm   (377 words)

  
 Rivers
Streams that flow at a river source are the headwaters and are at the river's highest elevation.
River Resource encourages the study of all aspects of rivers: their present, past, and future; their social and natural history; their ecology, folklore and legends; their music, literature, and art.
Rivers are the cradles of civilization and they play an important part in the life of those who live near it.
www.42explore.com /rivers.htm   (2286 words)

  
 River Alliance of Wisconsin
Permanent alterations to the Apple River (geo-fabric and rip-rapping) are being undertaken not to restore the river but to protect the new bridge abutments.
During the next 10 months, the River Alliance of Wisconsin will be working with and in the city to develop a long-range restoration plan for the stretch of water from the Horlick Dam to the river’s mouth.
Wisconsin has hundreds of wonderful rivers and streams, from the "wild rivers" of the north to the great urban waterways of the southeast.
www.wisconsinrivers.org   (623 words)

  
 RSS: What is a 'River of News' style aggregator?
I've talked about River of News style aggregators on Scripting News several times, and now would like to attempt a definition.
You can even make the river flow backward by moving the scollbar up.
The first aggregator I wrote, in 1999, was a River of News style aggregator, and every other I've written since then.
www.reallysimplesyndication.com /riverOfNews   (330 words)

  
 The River Home page   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The central missions of the River are to maintain a medium for conversations among a group of diverse people, and to foster virtual communities which control their own destiny.
The River Community is owned and governed by the people who create the high-quality conversations which are the source of the River's value.
The River is incorporated in the State of California.
www.river.org - !http: //www.river.org   (301 words)

  
 Delta Queen - Mississippi Queen - American Queen - River Barge - River Explorer - Mississippi River Front - Cape ...   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The river is viewed as the Upper Mississippi River - from Minneapolis-St. Paul to the confluence of the Ohio River at Cairo, Illinois, and the Lower Mississippi River - from Cairo to New Orleans, Louisiana.
Cape Girardeau is 51 river miles north of the confluence of the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers.
The Mississippi River is then free flowing from near Alton, Illinois south to the Gulf of Mexico.
rosecity.net /river   (424 words)

  
 Virgin River
The Virgin River, flowing through spectacular Washington County, Utah, offers a rare chance to enjoy the stunning scenery of the Virgin River Gorge as well as its exciting whitewater.
George, the river begins its descent through the Virgin River Gorge.
As one of the few western rivers not dam controlled, the Virgin River's water level depends solely on the annual snow pack of the surrounding mountains.
www.utah.com /raft/day_trips_virgin.htm   (188 words)

  
 Rivers and streams
I tend to think of creeks as the smallest of the three, with streams being in the middle, and rivers being the largest.
A river is nothing more than surface water finding its way over land from a higher altitude to a lower altitude, all due to gravity.
Since rivers, in time, may cut vertically into the ground as they flow (as the river cuts into the purple section in the diagram), the water-bearing layers of rock can become exposed on the river banks.
ga.water.usgs.gov /edu/earthrivers.html   (436 words)

  
 NuJiang River Project Home Page
Commercial river companies and kayak clubs are invited to apply under the new permit system to receive group trip permits.
This scenic river flows unimpeded with a consistent clarity of 98% six months a year during the fall, winter and early spring, a rare commodity in China.
The NuJiang River Project is located on the Burmese (Myranmar) border of China and of Tibet.
www.river.com /nujiang/nujiang.html   (1216 words)

  
 J. River, Inc. - Digital Delivery Solutions
River MEDIA CENTER is a powerful solution for PC music, video, and images.
J. River modifies its products for large corporations who compete in the media delivery business.
River modifies its products for large corporations who compete in the media delivery business.
www.jriver.com   (84 words)

  
 Friends of the Chicago River : Home : Current Highlights
In addition, Friends’ Friends’ Chicago River Matrix, (88K PDF) which outlines public access, water quality, aquatic habitat, riverbank habitat, riverbank naturalization and land protection for each stretch of the river, is also available.
The mission of Friends of the Chicago River is to preserve, protect, and foster the vitality of the Chicago River for the human, plant, and animal communities within its watershed.
Since 1979, Friends has been working to improve the health of the Chicago River for the benefit of people and wildlife and by doing so, has laid the foundation for the river to be a beautiful, continuous, easily accessible corridor of open space in Metropolitan Chicago.
www.chicagoriver.org   (559 words)

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