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Coast / Coast

#1 Grays, Essex

Grays (or Grays Thurrock ) [1] is the largest town in the borough and unitary authority of Thurrock in Essex , England, former civil parish and one of Thurrock's traditional (Church of England) parishes . The town, on the north bank of the River Thames , is approximately 20 miles (32   km) to the ea

#2 Presque Isle State Park

Presque Isle State Park ( / p r ɛ s k / ) is a 3,112-acre (1,259   ha) Pennsylvania State Park on an arching, sandy peninsula that juts into Lake Erie , 4 miles (6   km) west of the city of Erie , in Millcreek Township, Erie County, Pennsylvania , in the United States. The peninsula sweeps northeast

#3 Playland (New York)

Playland , often called Rye Playland and also known as Playland Amusement Park , is an amusement park located in Rye, New York , along the Long Island Sound . Built in 1928, the 280-acre (110   ha) park is owned by the Westchester County government. Beginning with the 2018 season, Standard Amusement

#4 Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Myrtle Beach is a coastal city on the east coast of the United States in Horry County , South Carolina. It is located in the center of a long and continuous 60-mile (97   km) stretch of beach known as "The Grand Strand" in northeastern South Carolina. City in South Carolina, United States Myrtle Bea

#5 Bolinao

Bolinao , officially the Municipality of Bolinao ( Pangasinan : Baley na Bolinao ; Ilocano : Ili ti Bolinao ; Tagalog : Bayan ng Bolinao ), is a 1st class municipality in the province of Pangasinan , Philippines . According to the 2020 census, it has a population of 83,979 people.   [3] For the lang

#6 Santa Ana, Cagayan

Santa Ana , officially the Municipality of Santa Ana ( Ibanag : Ili nat Santa Ana ; Ilocano : Ili ti Santa Ana ; Tagalog : Bayan ng Santa Ana ), is a 2nd class municipality in the province of Cagayan , Philippines . According to the 2020 census, it has a population of 35,688 people.   [3] This artic

#7 Boca Raton, Florida

Boca Raton ( / r ə ˈ t oʊ n / rə- TOHN ; [9] [10] Spanish: Boca Ratón , [ˈboka raˈton] ) is a city in Palm Beach County, Florida . It was first incorporated on August 2, 1924, [11] as "Bocaratone," [12] and then incorporated as "Boca Raton" in 1925. The population was 97,422 in the 2020 census , and

#8 Stockton Beach

Stockton Beach is located north of the Hunter River in New South Wales , Australia. It is 32   km (20   mi) long and stretches from Stockton , to Anna Bay . Over many years Stockton Beach has been the site of numerous shipwrecks and aircraft crash sites. In World War II it was fortified against a po

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Island / Island

#1 Tanna (island)

Tanna (sometimes misspelled Tana ) is an island in Tafea Province of Vanuatu . Island in Tafea Province of Vanuatu Tanna Tanna and the nearby island of Aniwa Geography Location South Pacific Ocean Coordinates 19°30′S 169°20′E Archipelago Vanuatu Area 550   km 2 (210   sq   mi) Length 40   km (25   m

#2 Filicudi

Filicudi ( Italian pronunciation:   [filiˈkuːdi] ) is one of eight islands that make up the Aeolian archipelago , situated 56   km (35   mi) northeast of the island of Sicily , southern Italy . It is a frazione of the comune of Lipari . Island in Italy Filicudi Filicudi as seen from Alicudi Filicudi

#3 Roosevelt Island

Roosevelt Island is an island in New York City 's East River , within the borough of Manhattan . It lies between Manhattan Island to the west, and the borough of Queens , on Long Island , to the east. Running from the equivalent of East 46th to 85th Streets on Manhattan Island, it is about 2 miles (

#4 Flores

Flores is one of the Lesser Sunda Islands , a group of islands in the eastern half of Indonesia . Including the Komodo Islands off its west coast (but excluding the Solor Archipelago to the east of Flores), the land area is 15,530.58 km 2 , and the population was 1,878,875 in the 2020 Census (includ

#5 Norfolk Island

Norfolk Island ( / ˈ n ɔːr f ə k / , locally / ˈ n ɔːr f oʊ k / ; [8] Norfuk : Norf'k Ailen [9] ) is an external territory of Australia located in the Pacific Ocean between New Zealand and New Caledonia , 1,412 kilometres (877   mi) directly east of Australia's Evans Head and about 900 kilometres (5

#6 Anda, Pangasinan

Anda , officially the Municipality of Anda ( Pangasinan : Baley na Anda ; Ilocano : Ili ti Anda ; Tagalog : Bayan ng Anda ), is a 3rd class municipality in the province of Pangasinan , Philippines . According to the 2020 census, it has a population of 41,548 people.   [3] This article needs addition

#7 Turtle Islands, Tawi-Tawi

Turtle Islands , officially the Municipality of Turtle Islands , is a 5th class municipality in the province of Tawi-Tawi , Philippines . According to the 2020 census, it has a population of 5,683 people.   [3] Municipality in Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao, Philippines Turtle Islan

#8 Geography of Hokkaido

The island of Hokkaidō is located in the north of Japan, near Russia ( Sakhalin Oblast ). It has coastlines on the Sea of Japan (to the west of the island), the Sea of Okhotsk (to the north), and the Pacific Ocean (to the east). The center of the island is mountainous, with volcanic plateaux . Hokka

#9 Liguanea Island

Liguanea Island is an uninhabited granite island in the Australian state of South Australia located 3.7   km south of Cape Carnot at the southern, central point of Eyre Peninsula . It is approximately 2.7   km long, 180 ha in size its elevation above sea level is estimated to be 43 metres. [1] It is

#10 Lofoten

Lofoten ( Norwegian pronunciation:   [ˈlùːfuːtn̩] ) is an archipelago and a traditional district in the county of Nordland , Norway . Lofoten has distinctive scenery with dramatic mountains and peaks, open sea and sheltered bays, beaches and untouched lands. There are two towns, Svolvær and Leknes –

#11 Fort Denison

Fort Denison , part of the Sydney Harbour National Park , is a protected national park that is a heritage-listed former penal site and defensive facility occupying a small island located north-east of the Royal Botanic Gardens and approximately 1 kilometre (0.62   mi) east of the Opera House in Sydn

#12 Hog Island (Wisconsin)

Hog Island is an uninhabited island located off the eastern shore of Washington Island in the town of Washington , Door County, Wisconsin, United States. [1] The island has a land area of 2.14 acres (8,656   m 2 ) [2] and an elevation of 10 feet [3] or 20 feet [4] above Lake Michigan. Island in Lake

#13 Moruroa

Moruroa (Mururoa, Mururura), also historically known as Aopuni , [2] is an atoll which forms part of the Tuamotu Archipelago in French Polynesia in the southern Pacific Ocean . It is located about 1,250 kilometres (780   mi) southeast of Tahiti . Administratively Moruroa Atoll is part of the commune

#14 Enewetak Atoll

Enewetak Atoll ( / ɛ ˈ n iː w ə ˌ t ɔː k , ˌ ɛ n ɪ ˈ w iː t ɔː k / ; [2] also spelled Eniwetok Atoll or sometimes Eniewetok ; Marshallese : Ānewetak , [ænʲeːwɛːdˠɑk] , or Āne-wātak , [ænʲeːwæːdˠɑk] ; [3] known to the Japanese as Brown Atoll or Brown Island ; Japanese : ブラウン環礁 ) is a large coral atol

#15 Sihanoukville (city)

Sihanoukville ( / s iː ˈ h ə n ʊ k v ɪ l / ; Khmer : ក្រុងព្រះសីហនុ , Krŏng Preăh Seihănŭ [kroŋ prĕəh səjhanuʔ] ), also known as Kampong Som ( Khmer : កំពង់សោម , Kâmpóng Saôm [kɑmpɔŋ saom] ) is a coastal city in Cambodia and the capital of Preah Sihanouk Province , at the tip of an elevated peninsul

#16 Long Island (Whitsunday Islands)

Long Island is a member of the Whitsunday Island group off the east coast of Queensland, Australia . It is 9 kilometres (5.6   mi) in length and is at its widest point only 400 metres (1,300   ft) . Long Island is the closest island in the Whitsunday group to the mainland of Australia, being only 1

#17 Deepwater Horizon oil spill response

The Deepwater Horizon oil spill occurred between 10 April and 19 September 2010 in the Gulf of Mexico . A variety of techniques were used to address fundamental strategies for addressing the spilled oil, which were: to contain oil on the surface, dispersal, and removal. While most of the oil drilled

#18 Okushiri Island

Okushiri Island ( 奥尻島 , Okushiri-tō ) is an island in Hokkaidō , Japan . It has an area of 142.97 square kilometres (55.20   sq   mi) . The town of Okushiri and the Hiyama Prefectural Natural Park encompass the entire island. It has many pastures, beech tree forests, and a rocky coastline. There are

#19 Kildin Island

Kildin (also Kilduin ; Russian : Кильдин , North Sami : Gieldasuolu) is a small Russian island in the Barents Sea , off the Russian shore and about 120   km from Norway. Administratively, Kildin belongs to the Murmansk Oblast of the Russian Federation . This article needs additional citations for ve

#20 Whidbey Island

Whidbey Island (historical spellings Whidby , Whitbey , [5] or Whitby ) is the largest of the islands composing Island County , Washington , in the United States, and the largest island in Washington State. (The other large island is Camano Island , east of Whidbey.) Whidbey is about 30 miles (48  

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Mountains / Mountains

#1 Sunset Crater

Sunset Crater is a cinder cone located north of Flagstaff in the U.S. state of Arizona . The crater is within the Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument . Cinder cone in Coconino County, Arizona, US Sunset Crater Sunset Crater from the Cinder Hills Highest   point Elevation 8,042   ft (2,451   m)  

#2 Hill of Tara

The Hill of Tara ( Irish : Teamhair or Cnoc na Teamhrach ) [2] is a hill and ancient ceremonial and burial site near Skryne in County Meath , Ireland . Tradition identifies the hill as the inauguration place and seat of the High Kings of Ireland ; it also appears in Irish mythology . Tara consists o

#3 Jesse Handsley

Jesse Handsley (29 March 1876   – c. 3 June 1916) was an able seaman who served with distinction under Captain Robert Falcon Scott on Scott's first expedition to the Antarctic regions; the Discovery expedition of 1901 to 1904. Royal Navy able seamen and Antarctic explorer This article's tone or styl

#4 Seminary Ridge

Seminary Ridge is a dendritic ridge which was an area of Battle of Gettysburg engagements in July 1863 during the American Civil War (1861–1865), and of military installations during World War II (1941–1945). 1910 Virginia Monument on Seminary Ridge External images 1863 view of ridge Lee's Headquart

#5 Sidoarjo mud flow

The Sidoarjo mud flow (commonly known as Lumpur Lapindo , wherein lumpur is the Indonesian word for mud) is the result of an erupting mud volcano [1] in the subdistrict of Porong , Sidoarjo in East Java , Indonesia that has been in eruption since May 2006. It is the biggest mud volcano in the world;

#6 Esmeralda Bank

Esmeralda Bank is a submarine volcano around 37   km west of Tinian Island of the Northern Mariana Islands in the Pacific Ocean. It is located at the southern end of the Mariana Arc . It has three summit cones lying along a north–south line. The highest peak is about 43 meters below the sea surface

#7 Stone Mountain

Stone Mountain is a quartz monzonite dome monadnock and the site of Stone Mountain Park , 16 miles (26   km) east of Atlanta, Georgia . Outside the park is the small city of Stone Mountain, Georgia . The park is the most visited tourist site in the state of Georgia. Mountain and park in Georgia, Uni

#8 Eldfell

Eldfell is a volcanic cone just over 200 metres (660   ft) high on the Icelandic island of Heimaey . It formed in a volcanic eruption , which began without warning on the eastern side of Heimaey , in the Westman Islands , on 23 January 1973. The name means Hill of Fire in Icelandic . Volcanic cone i

#9 Skinner Butte

Skinner Butte (often called Skinner's Butte ) is a prominent hill on the north edge of downtown Eugene, Oregon , near the Willamette River . A   local landmark, it honors city founder Eugene Skinner and is the site of the municipal Skinner Butte Park. During the early 1920s, the city's Ku Klux Klan

#10 Kīlauea

Kīlauea ( US : / ˌ k ɪ l ə ˈ w eɪ ə / KIL -ə- WAY -ə , Hawaiian:   [kiːlɐwˈwɛjə] ) is an active shield volcano in the Hawaiian Islands . Located along the southeastern shore of the Big Island of Hawai ʻ i , the volcano is between 210,000 and 280,000 years old and emerged above sea level about 100,00

#11 Kaaterskill High Peak

Kaaterskill High Peak (officially just High Peak ) is one of the Catskill Mountains , located in the Town of Hunter in Greene County , New York , United States. It was once believed to be the highest peak in the entire range, but its summit, at 3,655 feet (1,114 m) in elevation, places it only 23rd

#12 Monte Cinto

Monte Cinto ( Corsican : Monte Cintu ) is the highest mountain on the island of Corsica , a region of France . Highest mountain on the island of Corsica This article needs additional citations for verification . ( May 2007 ) Monte Cinto Monte Cinto from Capu Biancu (2,562 m) Highest   point Elevatio

#13 Taulliraju

Taulliraju [1] [2] (possibly from Quechua tawlli a kind of legume , [3] rahu snow, ice, mountain with snow, [4] ) is a mountain in the Cordillera Blanca in the Andes of Peru , about 5,830 metres (19,127   ft) high [2] (other sources cite 6,303 metres (20,679   ft) of elevation). [1] It is located be

#14 Kangchenjunga

Kangchenjunga , also spelled Kanchenjunga and Khangchendzonga , is the third highest mountain in the world . Its summit lies at 8,586   m (28,169   ft) in a section of the Himalayas , the Kangchenjunga Himal , which is bounded in the west by the Tamur River , in the north by the Lhonak River and Jon

#15 Watzmann

The Watzmann ( Bavarian : Watzmo ) is a mountain in the Berchtesgaden Alps south of the village of Berchtesgaden . It is the third highest in Germany, and the highest located entirely on German territory. [1] Mountain in Germany Watzmann The Watzmann, seen from the north Highest   point Elevation 2,

#16 Mount Korbu

Mount Korbu ( Malay : Gunung Korbu ) is a mountain in Hulu Kinta , Perak , Malaysia , about 25 km from Ipoh . It is the highest peak in the state of Perak , located on the Titiwangsa Mountains , the southernmost section of the Tenasserim Hills . The Titiwangsa Mountains as seen from Ipoh . Mount Kor

#17 Hohwart

The Hohwart (occasionally also Hohwarthöhe [1] or Hohwart-Höhe [2] ) is a mountain near the village of Breitnau in the Black Forest in the German state of Baden-Württemberg . It is 1,123 metres high. [3] Mountain in Baden-Württemberg, Germany Hohwart The Hohwart from the Vogtjockeleshof to the south

#18 Mount Unzen

Mount Unzen ( 雲仙岳 , Unzen-dake ) is an active volcanic group of several overlapping stratovolcanoes , near the city of Shimabara, Nagasaki on the island of Kyushu , Japan 's southernmost main island. Mountain in Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan "Unzen" redirects here. For the city, see Unzen, Nagasaki . M

#19 Jorkanden

Jorkanden is a 6,473-metre Himalayan peak in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh . [2] It is the highest peak in the Kinner Kailash range of the Greater Himalayas . [3] An expedition team of the Indo-Tibetan Border Police first climbed the peak on 26 May, 1974. [1] [3] The peak is often confused wi

#20 South Summit (Mount Everest)

The South Summit of Mount Everest in the Himalayas is a subsidiary peak to the primary peak of Mount Everest . Although its elevation above sea level of 8,749 metres (28,704   ft) is higher than the second-highest mountain on Earth, K2 (whose summit is 8,611 metres (28,251   ft) above sea level), it

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Reservoir / Reservoir

#1 Deep Creek Lake

Deep Creek Lake is the largest inland body of water in the U.S. state of Maryland . It covers approximately 3,900 acres (16   km 2 ) and has 69 miles (111   km) of shoreline. [1] Like all lakes in Maryland, it is man-made. [2] The lake is home to a wide variety of aquatic life, such as freshwater fi

#2 Benbrook Lake

Benbrook Lake (also known as Benbrook Reservoir) is a reservoir on the Clear Fork of the Trinity River in Tarrant County, Texas , USA. The lake is located approximately 10 miles (16   km) southwest of the center of Fort Worth , where the Clear Fork and the West Fork of the Trinity River join. The la

#3 Bosher Dam

Bosher's Dam is a historic lowhead dam (also called a weir) built upon the James River just west of Richmond , Virginia . It is a 12-foot-high stone structure which interrupts the natural flow of Virginia's largest self-contained river by spanning the waterway between suburban Tuckahoe in Henrico Co

#4 Lake Las Vegas

Lake Las Vegas in Henderson, Nevada , refers to a 320-acre (130   ha) reservoir and the 3,592-acre (1,454   ha) developed area around the reservoir. [2] [3] The area is sometimes referred to as the Lake Las Vegas Resort . It is being developed by 5 companies including Lake at Las Vegas Joint Venture

#5 Jaraganahalli Lake

Jaraganahalli Lake ( Kannada : ಜರಗನಹಳ್ಳಿ ಕೆರೆ ) also called as Yelachenahalli Lake is a lake in the southern part of Bengaluru , India, located on the Kanakapura Road near JP Nagar metro station (Jaraganahalli Bus stop, metro pillar No. 75 to 90) on the borders of Jaraganahalli and Yelachanahalli Vi

#6 Spofford Lake

Spofford Lake is a 732-acre (2.96   km 2 ) [1] body of water in the town of Chesterfield in southwestern New Hampshire , United States. Water from Spofford Lake flows via Partridge Brook to the Connecticut River . In 2005 the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department named it the cleanest lake in south

#7 Milngavie water treatment works

Milngavie water treatment works (commonly known as The Waterworks ) is a Scottish Water -operated water treatment facility located in Milngavie , Scotland. It is primary source of the water for the city of Glasgow (and the Greater Glasgow area) in western Scotland . Part of the Victorian Loch Katrin

#8 Wallaga Lake National Park

Wallaga Lake National Park is a former national park in New South Wales , 296   km (184   mi) south-west of Sydney and north of Bermagui . It now forms part of a greater Gulaga National Park . Former national park, now part of Gulaga National Park, New South Wales, Australia Wallaga Lake National Pa

#9 Lake Waiau

Lake Waiau [1] is a high-elevation lake located at 3,970   m (13,020   ft) above sea level on Mauna Kea , on the island of Hawaiʻi . It is arguably one of the highest lakes in the United States. [2] [3] After the evaporation of Ka Wai o Pele in 2018 and the short-lived lake in Halema'uma'u crater in

#10 Attabad Lake

Attabad Lake ( Urdu : عطا آباد جھیل ) is a lake located in the Gojal region of Hunza Valley in Gilgit−Baltistan , Pakistan . It was created in January 2010 as the result of a major landslide in Attabad . [1] [2] The lake has become one of the biggest tourist attractions in Gilgit−Baltistan , offerin

#11 Lake Monger

Lake Monger ( Nyungar : Keiermulu [1] ) is a large urban wetland on the Swan Coastal Plain in suburban Perth , Western Australia nestled between the suburbs of Leederville , Wembley and Glendalough . Lake in Perth, Western Australia For other lakes, see Monger (disambiguation) . Body of water Lake M

#12 Lake Winnipeg

Lake Winnipeg ( French : Lac Winnipeg , Ojibwe : ᐑᓂᐸᑲᒥᐠᓴᑯ˙ᑯᐣ , romanized:   Weenipagamiksaguygun ) is a very large, relatively shallow 24,514-square-kilometre (9,465   sq   mi) lake in North America , in the province of Manitoba , Canada . Its southern end is about 55 kilometres (34   mi) north of t

#13 Kalabagh Dam

The Kalabagh Dam ( Urdu : کالا باغ ڈيم , Sindhi : ڪالاباغ ڊيم ) is a proposed hydroelectric dam on the Indus River at Kalabagh in the Mianwali District, Punjab, Pakistan , which has been intensely debated along ethnic and regional lines for over 40 years. [ citation needed ] Dam in Kalabagh, Mianwal

#14 Kielder Water

Kielder Water is a large man-made reservoir in Northumberland in North East England . It is the largest artificial lake in the United Kingdom by capacity of water and it is surrounded by Kielder Forest , one of the biggest man-made woodlands in Europe. The scheme was planned in the late 1960s to sat

#15 Sanford Lake

Sanford Lake was a man-made reservoir located in Midland County, Michigan , but is no longer present since the failure of the dam in May 2020. It was formed by the damming of the Tittabawassee River near the town of Sanford, Michigan . It was built for flood control and the production of hydroelectr

#16 Étang du Lanoux

The Lake Lanoux or Estany de Lanós is the biggest lake in the Pyrénées . It is located in the Pyrénées-Orientales , France . This article may need to be rewritten to comply with Wikipedia's quality standards . ( May 2019 ) Lake Lanoux Estany de Lanós Lake Lanoux Estany de Lanós Location Pyrénées-Ori

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River / River

#1 Bridgewater Canal

The Bridgewater Canal connects Runcorn , Manchester and Leigh , in North West England . It was commissioned by Francis Egerton, 3rd Duke of Bridgewater , to transport coal from his mines in Worsley to Manchester. It was opened in 1761 from Worsley to Manchester, and later extended from Manchester to

#2 Grand Junction Canal

The Grand Junction Canal is a canal in England from Braunston in Northamptonshire to the River Thames at Brentford , with a number of branches. The mainline was built between 1793 and 1805, to improve the route from the Midlands to London, by-passing the upper reaches of the River Thames near Oxford

#3 Meadow Falls

Meadow Falls is one of seven waterfalls on the Murtle River west of Murtle Lake in Wells Gray Provincial Park , east-central British Columbia, Canada. [1] Meadow Falls is 8   m (26   ft) high. [2] Meadow Falls The waterfall was discovered by Joseph Hunter , a surveyor working for the future Canadian

#4 Long Run (Nescopeck Creek tributary)

Long Run is a tributary of Nescopeck Creek in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania , in the United States. It is approximately 3.0 miles (4.8   km) long and flows through Butler Township . [1] The watershed of the stream has an area of 4.62 square miles (12.0   km 2 ) . Land uses in the watershed include fo

#5 Columbia River

The Columbia River ( Upper Chinook : Wimahl or Wimal ; Sahaptin : Nch’i-Wàna or Nchi wana ; Sinixt dialect swah'netk'qhu ) is the largest river in the Pacific Northwest region of North America. [11] The river rises in the Rocky Mountains of British Columbia , Canada. It flows northwest and then sout

#6 Neath and Tennant Canal

The Neath and Tennant Canals are two independent but linked canals in South Wales that are usually regarded as a single canal. The Neath Canal was opened from Glynneath to Melincryddan, to the south of Neath , in 1795 and extended to Giant's Grave in 1799, in order to provide better shipping facilit

#7 Chesterfield Canal

The Chesterfield Canal is a narrow canal in the East Midlands of England and it is known locally as 'Cuckoo Dyke'. [1] It was one of the last of the canals designed by James Brindley , who died while it was being constructed. It was opened in 1777 and ran for 46 miles (74   km) from the River Trent

#8 Buffalo Bayou

Buffalo Bayou is a slow-moving body of water which flows through Houston in Harris County, Texas . Formed 18,000 years ago, it has its source in the prairie surrounding Katy , Fort Bend County , and flows approximately 53 miles (85   km) east through the Houston Ship Channel into Galveston Bay and t

#9 Vincelotte River

The Vincelotte River ( in French: rivière Vincelotte ) is a tributary on the south shore of the St. Lawrence River where it flows east of the village of Cap-Saint-Ignace . River in L'Islet and Kamouraska in Quebec (Canada) Vincellotte River Native name Rivière Vincelotte     ( French ) Location Coun

#10 Gowanus Canal

The Gowanus Canal (originally known as the Gowanus Creek ) is a 1.8-mile-long (2.9   km) canal in the New York City borough of Brooklyn , on the westernmost portion of Long Island . Once a vital cargo transportation hub, the canal has seen decreasing use since the mid-20th century, parallel with the

#11 Mystic River (Connecticut)

The Mystic River is a 3.4-mile-long (5.5   km) [1] estuary in the southeast corner of the U.S. state of Connecticut . Its main tributary is Whitford Brook. It empties into Fishers Island Sound, dividing the village of Mystic, Connecticut between the towns of Groton and Stonington . Much of the river

#12 Cow Creek (Montana)

Cow Creek is a tributary of the Missouri River , approximately 35 miles (56   km) long, in north central Montana in the United States. Cow Creek rises in the southern foothills of the Bear Paw Mountains in western Blaine County and flows east and then south, joining the Missouri approximately 25 air

#13 Des Moines River

The Des Moines River ( / d ə ˈ m ɔɪ n / ( listen ) ) is a tributary of the Mississippi River in the upper Midwestern United States that is approximately 525 miles (845   km) long from its farther headwaters. [2] The largest river flowing across the state of Iowa , it rises in southern Minnesota and

#14 Yellowstone River

The Yellowstone River is a tributary of the Missouri River , approximately 692 miles (1,114   km) long, in the Western United States . Considered the principal tributary of upper Missouri, via its own tributaries it drains an area with headwaters across the mountains and high plains of southern Mont

#15 Indiana Mammoth Internal Improvement Act

The Indiana Mammoth Internal Improvement Act was a law passed by the Indiana General Assembly and signed by Whig Governor Noah Noble in 1836 that greatly expanded the state's program of internal improvements . It added $10 million to spending and funded several projects, including turnpikes , canals

#16 Moselle

The Moselle ( / m oʊ ˈ z ɛ l / moh- ZEL , [1] French:   [mɔzɛl] ( listen ) ; German : Mosel [ˈmoːzl̩] ( listen ) ; Luxembourgish : Musel [ˈmuzəl] ) is a river that rises in the Vosges mountains and flows through north-eastern France and Luxembourg to western Germany . It is a left bank tributary of

#17 London to Portsmouth canal

The London to Portsmouth canal was a concept for the construction of a secure inland canal route from the British capital of London to the headquarters of the Royal Navy at Portsmouth . It would have allowed craft to move between the two without having to venture into the English Channel and possibl

#18 Kern River

The Kern River , previously Rio de San Felipe , later La Porciuncula , is an Endangered , Wild and Scenic river in the U.S. state of California , approximately 165 miles (270   km) long. It drains an area of the southern Sierra Nevada mountains northeast of Bakersfield . Fed by snowmelt near Mount W

#19 Musselshell River

The Musselshell River is a tributary of the Missouri River , 341.9 miles (550.2   km) long from its origins at the confluence of its North and South Forks near Martinsdale, Montana to its mouth on the Missouri River . It is located east of the Continental divide entirely within Montana in the United

#20 Edinburgh Union Canal Society

The Edinburgh Union Canal Society is a charitable canal society on the Union Canal in Edinburgh , Scotland . The Society's main base is Ashley Terrace Boathouse at Lockhart Bridge, near Harrison Park in the Polwarth area of Edinburgh. The society was founded in 1985 and is a founder member of the Sc

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