Is the East River off Manhattan in New York a true river or is it an estuary of the Atlantic Ocean?
The East River is a tidal strait. It's a strait in that it is a "water passage" between Manhattan and Long Island. Because of tides, it appears to flow like a river. It's not an actual river because it connects on both ends to the ocean. Rivers flow from inland fresh water sources (such as mountain runoff or springs). The Hudson River, on Manhattan's West side, is a true river. It flows downstream from the North. Accordingly, the East River is salt water, the Hudson is fresh water. The East River is not an estuary, though--an estuary is the point of mingling of a river and the ocean. The mouth of the Hudson, though, while perhaps technically forming an estuary, flows around various islands and is channeled to the point that the distinction isn't worth making, as long as you ignore Spuyten Duyvil. You could say the East River is associated with an estuary, but it isn't one itself. One other thing: while the Hudson River does carry fresh water from upstate, the salt water from the Atlantic mingles upstream as far as Poughkeepsie, depending on tides, so it's pretty salty when it hits Manhattan.
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The St. Lawrence River.
To name just two -. The Amazon River in South America. The River Shannon in Ireland.
The Saint Lawrence River.
There are many rivers that empty out into the Atlantic Ocean. Someof them include the Amazon River, Orinoco River, Congo River,Orange River and Savannah River.
River Shannon in Ireland..
Lots of Rivers empty into the Altantic Ocean. All those on the eastern coast of South America, many on the eastern coast of North America, The western coast of parts of Europe… and the western coast of Africa. Examples would be... River Amazon, St Lawrence River, River Congo...
estuaries have both salt and fresh water in them.(it is where rivers meet the ocean)
No, the East River is not a true river. It is a tidal strait. It connects to the ocean on both sides. It flows south from the bay known as the Long Island Sound, down the east… side of Manhattan and the west side of Queens and Brooklyn, and into the Atlantic Ocean at New York Harbor.
The east end of the Amazon IS the Atlantic ocean. From the source in the interior of South America to the Atlantic, the Amazon is 4,345 miles long.
In Atlantic Ocean
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In Manhattan NYC
Three bridges connect Manhattan and Brooklyn over the East River: the Brooklyn Bridge, Manhattan Bridge, and Williamsburg Bridge.
In Lakes and Rivers
St. Lawerence River
In Oceans and Seas
The Hudson River is a 315-mile (507 km) watercourse that flows from north to south through eastern New York State in the United States .
In Lakes and Rivers
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