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What is the longest river in Australia?
The Murray River is Australia's longest river, at 2,508 kilometres (1,558 mi) in length. The Murray rises in the Australian Alps, draining the western side of Australia's highest mountains, and then meanders across Australia's inland plains, forming the border between the states of New South Wales and Victoria as it flows to the northwest into South Australia.
What is the longest river in Japan?
The Shinano River is 228 miles long, and hence the longest, and also the widest, river in Japan. The river rises from the Japanese Alps in Mount Kobushi, flows northwest to meet the Sai River from Matsumoto and drains into the Sea of Japan. The junction of Chikuma and Sai is famous as the historical site where the Kawanakajima Battles broke. The river provides water for irrigation schemes in Niigata rice plains. In fact, Shinano provides a port for this town.
Which river flows through Zhytomyr?
Zhytomyr is a city in the north of the western half of Ukraine.The Teteriv river generally forms the southern boundary of Zhytomyr, though there are also some small areas of Zhytomyr city territory below the southern bank of the river. Its northern part is contaminated by the Chernobyl power plant.
What rivers flow through Belgrade?
Danube and Sawa
Danube and Morawa
Danube and Drina
Danube and Drawa
The capital city of Serbia is located at the mouth of the River Sava into the Danube. For centuries, these rivers have been important trade routes, contributing to the rapid development of Belgrade.
How many countries does the Danube River passing through or bordering?
The Danube river (known by various names in other languages) is Europe's second longest river, after the Volga. It is located in Central and Eastern Europe. Originating in Germany, the Danube flows southeast for 2,850 km (1,770 mi), passing through or bordering Austria, Slovakia, Hungary, Croatia, Serbia, Romania, Bulgaria, Moldova and Ukraine before draining into the Black Sea. Its drainage basin extends into nine more countries.
The tributary of what river is Lech?
The Lech is a river in Austria and Germany. It is a right tributary of the Danube 255 kilometres (158 mi). Its source is located in the Austrian state of Vorarlberg, where the river rises from lake Formarinsee in the Alps at an altitude of 1,870 metres (6,120 ft). It is not navigable, owing to its torrential character and the gravel beds which choke its channel. There are extensive views of the Lech valley from Neuschwanstein Castle, near Füssen.
Which European country does the River E flow through?
The River E is a river in the Highlands of Scotland. It begins in the north-west of the Monadh Liath, to the south-east of Loch Ness. It runs in a north-westerly direction for about 10 km, before flowing into Loch Mhòr. The River E is among the shortest place names in the world
What is the longest river in Ireland?
The River Shannon is the longest river in Ireland at 360.5 km (224 miles). The river represents a major physical barrier between east and west, with fewer than thirty-five crossing-points between Limerick city in the south and the village of Dowra in the north. The river is named after Sionna, a Celtic goddess.
What is the longest river of New Guinea?
The Sepik River is the longest river on the island of New Guinea, and after the Fly and the Mamberamo the third largest by volume.The Sepik has a large catchment area, and landforms that include swamplands, tropical rainforests and mountains. Biologically, the river system is often said to be possibly the largest uncontaminated freshwater wetland system in the Asia-Pacific region.
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