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  • drainage
  • water generally collects in a river from precipitation through a drainage basin from surface runoff and other sources such as groundwater recharge , springs , and the release of stored water in natural ice and snowpacks (e.g., from glaciers ). (wikipedia.org)
  • Streams
  • It was originally conceived in 1991 by America Outdoors ® in response to a recognition that America's streams and rivers were in need of cleaning due to the careless disposal of trash and other debris. (42explore.com)
  • The river channel typically contains a single stream of water, but some rivers flow as several interconnecting streams of water, producing a braided river . (wikipedia.org)
  • tidal
  • New York, NY - A new report released today by the New York - New Jersey Harbor & Estuary Program/Hudson River Foundation and the USDA Forest Service provides, for the first time, a comprehensive account of where and how the public can access the New York - New Jersey Harbor and its tidal waters. (hudsonriver.org)
  • Rivers whose mouths are in saline tidal waters may form estuaries . (wikipedia.org)
  • geographic
  • 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. (wikipedia.org)
  • nineteenth
  • In the nineteenth century, the area inspired the Hudson River School of landscape painting , an American pastoral style, as well as the concepts of environmentalism and wilderness . (wikipedia.org)
  • Cambridge
  • Rivers was a fellow of St John's College, Cambridge , and is also notable for his participation in the Torres Straits expedition of 1898 and his consequent seminal work on the subject of kinship . (wikipedia.org)
  • Born to another naval Rivers, Lieutenant William Rivers, R.N., then stationed at Deptford , Henry Rivers followed many family traditions in being educated at Trinity College, Cambridge and entering the church. (wikipedia.org)
  • After the Battle, the senior Rivers wrote a poem about his remarkable son entitled "Lines on a Young Gentleman that lost his leg onboard the Victory in the Glorious action at Trafalgar": Born to another naval Rivers, Lieutenant William Rivers, R.N., then stationed at Deptford, Henry Rivers followed many family traditions in being educated at Trinity College, Cambridge and entering the church. (wikipedia.org)
  • major
  • One major reason to point out is that rivers are very versatile features in that they almost seem to have very distinct personalities. (angelfire.com)
  • Most settlements were built along major rivers. (42explore.com)
  • names
  • The Geographical Names Board of New South Wales lists 439 rivers in the Geographical Names Register. (wikipedia.org)
  • found
  • Extensive braided rivers are now found in only a few regions worldwide, [ citation needed ] such as the South Island of New Zealand . (wikipedia.org)
  • glaciated valley
  • A river valley that was created from a U-shaped glaciated valley, can often easily be identified by the V-shaped channel that it has carved. (wikipedia.org)
  • natural
  • This is the website of a national nonprofit conservation organization dedicated to protecting and restoring healthy natural rivers and the variety of life they sustain for people, fish, and wildlife. (42explore.com)
  • Entdecken Sie die Kulturen der Welt anhand von tausenden faszinierenden Ausstellungsstücken im Pitt Rivers Museum und anschließend die Naturwunder im Oxford University Museum of Natural History gleich nebenan. (visitbritain.com)
  • south
  • formerly, the Sittang or Sittoung ) is a river in south central Myanmar in Bago Division . (wikipedia.org)
  • The Dutch called the river the North River - with the Delaware River called the South River - and it formed the spine of the Dutch colony of New Netherland . (wikipedia.org)