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Anecdote The Underground Rivers of London

Where London is situated today was once the floodplains of the river Thames, surrounded by gently rolling hills and valleys carved by the river itself and its innumerable tributaries. London originall……

Culture The Humble Sources of 10 Major Rivers

The source or headwaters of a river, defined as the furthest place in that river from its estuary or confluence with another river, is an elusive concept. On a colloquial basis, some define the source……

Culture Reversing Falls of Saint John

The Reversing Falls are a series of rapids on the Saint John River located just west of downtown of Saint John, in New Brunswick, in Canada. Here the river runs through a narrow gorge before emptying……

Anecdote The Great Raft of The Red River

Before the arrival of the Europeans, log jams formed by the accumulation of fallen trees and driftwood on rivers and streams were a common phenomenon across North America, but none was as enormous as……

Culture Wagrowiec Bifurcation: A Unique Hydrological Phenomenon

On the outskirts of the Polish town of Wagrowiec, two rivers Welna and Nielba intersect at right angle, and almost impossibly, both rivers roll their waters on independently of each other without ming……

Culture Tidal Bore: When Rivers Flow Against The Current

A tidal bore is a rare natural phenomenon in which an incoming tide creates a wave of water that travels up along a river or a narrow bay causing water to flow against the rivers current. Tidal bores……

Culture Reversing Falls of Saint John

The Reversing Falls are a series of rapids on the Saint John River located just west of downtown of Saint John, in New Brunswick, in Canada. Here the river runs through a narrow gorge before emptying……

Culture Soca River – The Emerald Beauty

The Soča is a 136 km long river that flows through western Slovenia and northeastern Italy in one of the most beautiful and unspoiled valleys in Europe, springing from the limestone mountains in the n……

Culture Wagrowiec Bifurcation: A Unique Hydrological Phenomenon

On the outskirts of the Polish town of Wagrowiec, two rivers Welna and Nielba intersect at right angle, and almost impossibly, both rivers roll their waters on independently of each other without ming……

Culture Tidal Bore: When Rivers Flow Against The Current

A tidal bore is a rare natural phenomenon in which an incoming tide creates a wave of water that travels up along a river or a narrow bay causing water to flow against the rivers current. Tidal bores……

Culture Rapa River Delta, Sweden

The Rapa River (also called Rapaätno) flows through the Sarek National Park, winding through magnificent mountain ranges and narrow valleys, in north Norrland, in Norrbotten County, Sweden. A tributar……

Culture Soca River – The Emerald Beauty

The Soča is a 136 km long river that flows through western Slovenia and northeastern Italy in one of the most beautiful and unspoiled valleys in Europe, springing from the limestone mountains in the n……

Culture The Meandering Alatna River in Alaska

The Alatna River is one of the six federally designated wild and scenic river partially contained within the boundaries of Gates of the Arctic National Park, Alaska. It is called one of the most beaut……

Culture The Meandering Alatna River in Alaska

The Alatna River is one of the six federally designated wild and scenic river partially contained within the boundaries of Gates of the Arctic National Park, Alaska. It is called one of the most beaut……

Culture Trou de Fer Gorge in The Island of Reunion

Trou de Fer is one of the most spectacular sights of La Reunion, a French island lying some 650 km off Madagascar's east coast, close to Mauritius. Its a gorge about a thousand feet deep between two c……

Culture Trou de Fer Gorge in The Island of Reunion

Trou de Fer is one of the most spectacular sights of La Reunion, a French island lying some 650 km off Madagascar's east coast, close to Mauritius. Its a gorge about a thousand feet deep between two c……

Culture Gorgeous Aerial Photos of Icelandic Rivers by Andre Ermolaev

These stunning pictures remind me of satellite photos of the Earths surface taken from hundreds to thousands of kilometers high up. Some of these even bear striking resemblance to colored photos of th……

Culture Gorgeous Aerial Photos of Icelandic Rivers by Andre Ermolaev

These stunning pictures remind me of satellite photos of the Earths surface taken from hundreds to thousands of kilometers high up. Some of these even bear striking resemblance to colored photos of th……

Culture Horseshoe Bend, Arizona

Northern Arizona and southern Utah are abundant in scenic landscapes. Strong winds carrying fine desert sand and the mighty Colorado river erode the rocks in the region to create exquisite shapes and……

Culture Cano Cristales: The River of Five Colors

The Cano Cristales is a river of Colombia located in the Sierra de la Macarena. For most of the year, Cano Cristales is indistinguishable from any other river: a bed of rocks covered in dull green mos……