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A river is a natural flowing watercourse, usually freshwater, flowing towards an ocean, sea, lake or another river. In some cases a river flows into the ground and becomes dry at the end of its course without reaching another body of water. Small rivers can be referred to using names such as stream, creek, brook, rivulet, and rill. There are no official definitions for the generic term river as applied to geographic features, although in some countries or communities a stream is defined by its size.... read more

Green River (Duwamish River)

The Green River is a long river in the state of Washington in the WashingtonUnited States , arising on the western slopes of the WashingtonUnited StatesCascade Mountains south of WashingtonUnited StatesCascade MountainsI-90 .The upper Green River valley forms the western approach to WashingtonUnited StatesCascade MountainsI-90Stampede Pass , and was once home to many small railroad and logging towns such as Weston , Lester , Green River Hot Springs, Nagrom , Maywood, Humphreys, Eagle Gorge,... read more

Green River (Colorado River)

The Green River, located in the western United States , is the chief tributary of the United StatesColorado River . The watershed of the river, known as the Green River Basin, covers parts of watershedWyoming , watershedWyomingUtah , and watershedWyomingUtahColorado . The Green River is long, beginning in the watershedWyomingUtahColoradoWind River Mountains of Wyoming and flowing through Wyoming and Utah for most of its course, except for into western Colorado. Much of the route is through... read more

White River (Green River)

The White River is a tributary of the Green River , approximately long,U.S. Geological Survey. National Hydrography Dataset high-resolution flowline data. , accessed March 18, 2011 in the U.S. states of Green RiverColorado and Green RiverColoradoUtah . Flows vary from in late summers of dry years to well over in spring.It rises in two forks in northwestern Colorado in northeastern Garfield County in the Garfield CountyFlat Tops Wilderness Area in the Garfield CountyFlat Tops Wilderness... read more

New River (Kanawha River)

The New River, part of the Ohio River watershed , is about 360 mi (515 km) long. The river flows through the U.S. states of Ohio River watershedNorth Carolina , Ohio River watershedNorth CarolinaVirginia , and Ohio River watershedNorth CarolinaVirginiaWest Virginia before joining with the Ohio River watershedNorth CarolinaVirginiaWest VirginiaGauley River to form the Ohio River watershedNorth CarolinaVirginiaWest VirginiaGauley RiverKanawha River at the town of Ohio River watershedNorth... read more

White River (Missouri River)

The White River is a Missouri River tributary that flows through the Missouri RiverU.S. state s of Missouri RiverU.S. stateNebraska and Missouri RiverU.S. stateNebraskaSouth Dakota . The name stems from the water's white-gray color, a function of eroded sand, clay, and volcanic ash carried by the riverBenke and Cushing, p. 445 from its source near the Badlands . Draining a basin of about , about of which is in South Dakota, the stream flows through a region of sparsely populated hills, plateaus,... read more

Rock River (Mississippi River)

The Rock River is a tributary of the Mississippi River , approximately long,U.S. Geological Survey. National Hydrography Dataset high-resolution flowline data. , accessed May 13, 2011 in the Mississippi RiverU.S. state s of Mississippi RiverU.S. stateWisconsin and Mississippi RiverU.S. stateWisconsinIllinois . The river was known as the Sinnissippi to Sauk and Fox Indians pushed west by white settlement; the name means "rocky waters". It begins just to the west of the village of Brandon... read more

Popple River (Pine River)

Popple River is a tributary of the Pine River in the northeastern portion of the Pine RiverU.S. state of Pine RiverU.S. stateWisconsin . The river is part of the Pine RiverU.S. stateWisconsinMenominee River watershed and flows for in Forest and Florence counties, draining an area of .Popple River rises in the town of Argonne in northern Forest County and flows east through the ArgonneNicolet National Forest , running through the community of Popple River . The river continues... read more

Red River (Cumberland River)

The Red River, long,U.S. Geological Survey. National Hydrography Dataset high-resolution flowline data. , accessed June 8, 2011 is a major stream of north-central Tennessee , TennesseeUnited States and south-central TennesseeUnited StatesKentucky and a major tributary of the TennesseeUnited StatesKentuckyCumberland River .It rises in TennesseeUnited StatesKentuckyCumberland RiverSumner County, Tennessee , south of Portland . Trending generally northwest, it is crossed by several roads,... read more

Eel River (Wabash River)

The Eel River is a U.S. Geological Survey. National Hydrography Dataset high-resolution flowline data. , accessed May 19, 2011 tributary of the Wabash River in northern Wabash RiverIndiana in the Wabash RiverIndianaUnited States . Via the Wabash and Ohio rivers, its waters flow to the OhioMississippi River and ultimately the OhioMississippi RiverGulf of Mexico . The Eel River rises southeast of Huntertown in Allen County and flows southwest through Allen, Whitley , Kosciusko , Wabash... read more

Clearwater River (Queets River)

The Clearwater River is a river situated on the Olympic Peninsula in Washington . It is the main tributary of the WashingtonQueets River . The Clearwater River is long. WashingtonQueets RiverArcExplorer GIS data viewer. Its GISdrainage basin is in area. GISdrainage basinArcExplorer GIS data viewer. The Clearwater's main tributaries are the GISSnahapish River and the GISSnahapish RiverSolleks River .==References== GISSnahapish RiverSolleks RiverList of rivers of WashingtonCategory:Rivers... read more

Cedar River (Iowa River)

Map showing the Cedar (to the right) and Iowa (to the left) rivers. The Cedar River is a U.S. Geological Survey. National Hydrography Dataset high-resolution flowline data. , accessed May 13, 2011 Map showing the Cedar (to the right) and Iowa (to the left) rivers.river in Map showing the Cedar (to the right) and Iowa (to the left) rivers.riverMinnesota and Map showing the Cedar (to the right) and Iowa (to the left) rivers.riverMinnesotaIowa . It is a tributary of the Map showing the Cedar (to... read more

Tioga River (Chemung River)

The Tioga River ( ) is a tributary of the tributaryChemung River , approximately long,U.S. Geological Survey. National Hydrography Dataset high-resolution flowline data. , accessed August 8, 2011 in northern tributaryChemung RiverPennsylvania and western tributaryChemung RiverPennsylvaniaNew York in the tributaryChemung RiverPennsylvaniaNew YorkUnited States . It drains a region of ridges in the northern tributaryChemung RiverPennsylvaniaNew YorkUnited StatesAllegheny Plateau in the watershed... read more

Willow River (Mississippi River)

The Willow River is a tributary of the Mississippi River , approximately 45 mi (72 km) long, in northern Mississippi RiverMinnesota in the Mississippi RiverMinnesotaUnited States .It rises in Big Rice Lake, in the Mississippi RiverMinnesotaUnited StatesChippewa National Forest in southeastern Cass County . It flows ESE to Haypoint , then ENE, then turns southwest, flowing around the eastern end of the HaypointCuyuna Iron Range . It joins the Mississippi in Aitkin County , approximately... read more

Red River (Kentucky River)

The Red River is a U.S. Geological Survey. National Hydrography Dataset high-resolution flowline data. , accessed June 13, 2011 tributary of the in east-central in the . Via the Kentucky and rivers, it is part of the watershed.It rises in the mountainous region of the , in eastern , approximately east of . It flows generally west, through in the , then past and . It joins the Kentucky approximately southeast of .In 1993, a stretch of the river in the Red River Gorge was designated by the... read more

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