Did You Know: River Trivia
June is National Rivers Month.
The longest river in the world is the Nile River in Africa, followed by the Amazon in South America.
The world's shortest river is the Roe River, which flows between Giant Springs and the Missouri River near Great Falls, Montana, and is only 200 feet (61 meters) long.
The Salto Angel Waterfall on the upper tributary of the Rio Caroni in Canaima National Park in Venezuela, is the highest waterfall in the world at 3212 feet (979 meters).
The waterfall with the largest volume is Inga Falls on the Congo River in Africa.
The Darling River in Australia is that continent's longest river and is mostly dry in the winter.
The Jordan River is the river mentioned most often in the Bible.
More than 30 bridges span the Seine River which flows through the heart of Paris.
The muddiest river in the world is the Hwang Ho in China.
Recently, divers discovered the world's longest underground river, twisting and turning for 95 miles (153 kilometers) through limestone caverns on Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula.
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