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Bodies of Water

Parent Category: Geography
This category should contain questions regarding bodies of water such as Canals, Coasts, Dams, Lakes and Oceans.
The area along the Tiber was a good place to settle because it had villages near the river, the rolling land had rich soil that was good for farming, and it also had natural resources such as wood and stone for building. The inland location and hilly country protected settlers of Rome from enemies.
The salinity in isolated seas and salt-water lakes (for example,  the Dead Sea) can be considerably greater. SO there's a high  salinity in the Dead Sea. :D
Juba and shabeele
River Tees, river in northeastern England, rising on  Cross Fell in the northern Pennines and flowing 70 miles (110 km)  east to the North Sea. It forms the boundary between the historic  counties of Yorkshire and Durham. In its upper course the Tees  flows in a typical Pennines dale (valley)...
The three longest rivers of Poland are: . Vistula (pl. Wisła ) - 1047 km, entirely within Poland;flows through the capital city Warsaw, among many others; thelongest river emptying into the Baltic Sea; . Oder (pl. Odra ) - 854.3 km, of which 742 km in Poland,the rest in the Czech Republic and...
Many problems accompany the project from the proposal to the  finish. The early disputes stressed on the economic and technical  factors. It was generally accepted that these two factors could not  support the construction of the project and the problem of  migration was hard to be settled....
Pack into its front pouch pocket for storage.
Mississippi is in the southeastern part of the US and has 82  counties. It has a couple of major cities, some of which are  Jackson, Biloxi, Gulfport, and Southhaven (none of which are major  cities in the US, though). It also has many rivers, the largest of  which are: the Mississippi River,...
yes through surface run-off or groundwater flow
Berens river, Winnipeg river, Black duck river. For more, go here:  wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_rivers_of_Ontario
Chub mackerel are widespread in the Indo-Pacific. They are absent from the  Indian Ocean except for  South Africa from KwaZulu-Natal to Western Cape, and are replaced by the  closely related Atlantic chub  mackerel in the Atlantic. The chub mackerel is widely  distributed, usually found in the...
In 1531 the Spanish explorer Diego de Ordaz voyaged up the river,  and that same year another Spanish explorer, Antonio de Berrio,  descended the Casanare and Meta rivers and then descended the  Orinoco to its mouth. Alexander von Humboldt would later explore  the Orinoco basin extensively.
Both.   While most of the landmass of Earth is made of igneous and  metamorphic rocks, most of the rocks that we can actually see (i.e.  those on the surface) are sedimentary. Sedimentary rocks are formed  from deposition by forces like rivers, waves and glaciers.  Sediment, however, comes...
Mainly salt water, excluding things like sea life.
Deserted River Falls in British Columbia is over 600 meters high.
Try in google pictures 😊
They are not too far apart they bothered lie in the Middle East. They are about 3,000 miles apart. Hope this helped!
Not commercially. They offer tours and stuff on boats, but no one actually ships anything anymore.
This question refers to the United States Navy aircraft carriers of  the USS Lexington and Saratoga. These two carrier were by away from  port at Pearl Harbor during the Japanese assault on December 7th  1941.
Technically, there are more than one body of water separating  England and Finland: the North Sea, which is closest to England;  and the Baltic Sea, which is closer to Finland.
Yes, it depends on the depth and lengths on both sides of the river
3 (named lakes)- Canada Pond, Mashapaug Pond, and Cunliff Lake
The continents have not stayed in the same place because of the  shifting of plate tectonics going past each other or crashing into  each other. The process took millions of years.
well, that depends on the movie that you are talking about. So for  now, your question is unanswerable
The water is a better ground than land, so it finds the water near the islands
  On May 6, 1904,  President Theodore Roosevelt appointed John Findlay Wallace,  formerly chief engineer and finally general manager of the Illinois  Central Railroad, as chief engineer of the Panama Canal  Project.   
Parana river and urguay river
It is called a cape. A smaller piece might be called a sand spit.
There are many, many many types of vegetation in the Amazon basin, from orchids and bromeliads to a native tropical fruit tree called the abiu. Much of the vegetation in this region is unknown and yet to be discovered, so it's really hard to make a list of all the plant life of the Amazon Basin.
It is part of a continental plate that is submerged by the ocean.   At the edge of the continental shelf, the slope suddenly increases  and begins to drop off, this is called the continental slope.
  == Answer ==     Actually they are referred to as "horizons" and there are four. Begining at the top level "O" and decending to the bottom level of bedrock "C". Now we have both learned a very interesting fact about our planet.
Yup, Shayne Kerner became the first person to go over Niagara Falls in a barrel on October 24, 1901.
It's an island so, all around.
Yes, some types of crabs eat clams.
  What is the mileage from Toronto to Niagra falls
constructive because the two plates are pushing together
In Lake Erie, the fish that shed their teeth are either the white  fish, or the walleye fish.
In southern Iraq the Tigris River is joined by the River Euphrates.  They run together as a single river roughly 120 miles (193 km), and  empty into the Persian Gulf. The Iraqis call this confluence of  rivers by the Arabic name,  Shatt al-Arab, "Coast/Beach of the Arabs." The Iranians call it ...
Yes. Between December 1811 and March 1812 a series of earthquakes  hit the Central Mississippi Valley (reports say they even shook  residents in Washington DC). This caused the Mississippi River to  temporarily change direction and flow from South to North.
SHARKS (save some oodles for me)
Not sure I fully understand the question but Bondi Beach overlooks  the Pacific Ocean and is a good spot for surfing and swimming alike
If you ride through Valdosta it's about a 6 hour drive depending on  the traffic. If you fly from Atlanta then it is a 1 hour and 20 min  flight.
Clockwise in Northern Hemisphere. Counterclockwise in Southern Hemisphere.
%DETAILS% Answer According to H. Mayer & R.  Wade, in their book -- Chicago, Growth of a Metropolis, page 177 --  the City of Lake View's annexation to Chicago was in 1889.  Popularity: 156
The Suez Canal greatly aided Western imperialism. Before the canal was built, ships trading with Asia had to travel around the southern tip of Africa. By connecting the Mediterranean Sea and Red Sea, the canal significantly reduced the sailing time from Europe to trading destinations in the East....
Ocean mysteries The amazing sea
  According to United Nations figures, 53 Canadians were killed during peacekeeping operations as part of UNEF 1, the Suez Canal operation of 1956-1957. This was the bulk of the 100 fatalities of that mission.
 The Tennessee River  is formed at the confluence of the Holston and French Broad rivers  on the east side of present-day Knoxville, Tennessee. From  Knoxville, it flows southwest through East Tennessee toward  Chattanoogabefore crossing into Alabama.     
He wrote a bestselling book "We" and helped a French scientist  develop an early form of artificial heart.
The industrialization along that area has greatly increased
Located off of Keolu Drive in Kailua, on the windward side of the island.
In addition to providing economic, cultural and ecological benefits  to communities, estuaries deliver invaluable ecosystem services.  Ecosystem services are fundamental life-support processes upon  which all organisms depend .Two ecosystem services that estuaries  provide are water filtration...
The Old Naini Bridge is one of the longest and oldest bridges inIndia, located in Allahabad. It is a double-decked steel truss bridge which runs across the Yamuna river in the southern part of the city.The bridge runs North-South acrossthe Yamuna river connecting the city of Allahabad to...
Indian Ocean Theories The Indian Ocean is right under India, a sub-continent and this is how it got its name. this is cool I have found no official reason for that. It seems that it was named such because early oceanography consisted of the knowledge and skill necessary to navigators and sea...
It's unlikely to surpass Don Juan Pond concerning hyper-salinity.  But It's certainly ONE of the most hyper-saline lakes In the world.
you use a hollow bamboo tree and blow in the water and then the boat moves
border of Nevada and Arizona
Hapi had 2 wives. One to represent the northern part of the nile and one to represent the southern part of the nile. One was Nekebet who took place as a vulture. The other was Buts who took place as a cobra.
The Arkansas, Canadian, Colorado, Gunnison, Laramie and North Platte Rivers.
Yes, Niagara Falls is one of the 7 Wonders of the world.
The Sea of Galilee(Lake Kinneret) lies in the Northern District of  Israel. It is fed by the Jorden river and several underground  springs. Lake Kinneret is about 33 miles long and 8 miles wide. It  does not have storms any more than average lakes. However, since it  sits in a valley, the lake...
it affects the environment because all of the ocean trash lands in the grass.
Volcanoes that are underwater, known as submarine volcanoes. Thedeepest one is the Submarine 1922 in the Celebes Sea near theSanghie Islands of Indonesia, and it is 16,000 feet (5,000 meters)below sea level.
The yellow river is called the yellow river
Giza is right on the border of Cairo - it practically is in Cairo,  right o the southern end of the Nile Delta on the Western shore.  And the river no longer runs next to Giza as it did in ancient  times. But it is not far from the Nile's shore to the Giza plateau.  Definitely within walking...