Colorado River

Photo: Ron Mader, Near Nelson (Some rights reserved) Record lows for the Colorado River Wikipedia: The Colorado River is one of the principal rivers of the Southwestern United States and northern Mexico (the other being the Rio Grande). The 1,450-mile-long (2,330 km) river drains an expansive, arid watershed that encompasses parts of seven U.S. and …

Hoover Dam

Photo: James Marvin Phelps, Light Traffic (Some rights reserved) The Bureau of Reclamation conducts tours through the Hoover Dam (also known as Boulder Dam to locals) and power plant since 1937. Today, nearly 1,000,000 visitors a year take the tour, even more visit the Lake Mead National Recreation Area, some 145,000 acres created as a …

Rhein = Rhine

Photo: Martin Fisch, Written in the sky (Some rights reserved) Wikipedia: The Rhine (German: Rhein) is a European river that begins in the Swiss canton of Graubünden in the southeastern Swiss Alps, forms part of the Swiss-Liechtenstein, Swiss-Austrian, Swiss-German and then the Franco-German border, then flows through the German Rhineland and the Netherlands and eventually …

Rivers

Photo: My Public Lands, Missouri River (Some rights reserved) River = a large natural stream of water flowing in a channel to the sea, a lake, or another such stream Planeta.com features rivers around the world, with place-based guides and by embedding watery info onto city pages: Rivers Cities Planeta.com

Braided Rivers

Photo: Ron Mader, Aotearoa New Zealand (Some rights reserved) Braided Rivers = Network of river channels separated by small, and often temporary, islands called braid bars or, in British usage, aits or eyots Elsewhere on the WebRewilding Project – Stuff – The Rewilding Project: Aotearoa New Zealand’s internationally significant braided rivers have been systematically strangled, …

Rivers Links

Photo: My Public Lands, Rogue River (Some rights reserved) Links related to rivers presented in somewhat random fashion: International RiversThe International River Foundation champions integrated river basin management for the restoration, protection and sustainable management of the world’s [email protected] Embedded Tweets Stringcheese Incident “Sometimes A River” • Stubb’s • Austin, TX • 11/5/21 AustraliaAustralian Rivers …

Mississippi River

Photo: Thomas Hawk, Nightfalls (Some rights reserved) Wikipedia: The Mississippi River is the chief river of the second-largest drainage system on the North American continent, second only to the Hudson Bay drainage system. The stream is entirely within the United States (although its drainage basin reaches into Canada), its source is in northern Minnesota and it …

Molalla River

Photo: BLM, Molalla River BLM: A scenic drive along the Molalla River offers easy river access and opportunities for picnicking, swimming, camping, whitewater boating and fishing. The Molalla is one of the few undammed tributaries of the Willamette River and cuts a picturesque gorge on its way to the valley floor. The Molalla River Recreation …

Murray-Darling Basin

Photo: Tim J Keegan, Riverina Irrigation The Murray-Darling basin covers 14% of Australia’s land mass generates 40% of the country’s income derived from agricultural production. Its name is derived from its two major rivers, the Murray River and the Darling River. It spans most of the states of New South Wales and Victoria, the Australian Capital …