Why do we name rivers?

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  1. science

    Identify 3 rivers for which mississippi river is the base level.

  2. History

    All of the following are examples of how geographical boundaries can limit cultural interaction except rivers deserts mountains oceans I think its A. since rivers are the easiest boundraies to pass through

  3. Ss

    Which of the following statements accurately describes the movement of ideas and goods during the middle ages? A the rivers of Europe allowed people to move easily and spread new ideas.B the mountains of Europe made transportation and the spread of goods

  4. Business Math

    Jane is having difficulty deciding whether to put her savings in the Mystic Bank or in the Four Rivers Bank. Mystic offers a 12% rate compounded quarterly, and Four Rivers offers 14% compounded semiannually. Jane has $40,000 to invest and expects to

  5. Geography

    6. Which of the following statements is NOT true? a. the Nile River is a major transportation route across southern Africa b. the central plateau produces many cataracts in African rivers. c. Africa's rivers can be used for hydroelectric power d. because

  6. science

    Locate the James, Roanoke, and savannah rivers. In what topographical feature do these rivers roiginate?

  7. social studies

    Study the diagram. Identify the missing step in the sequence describing how farming in Central America and the Caribbean can have a negative impact on the ocean. A. Factories that make pesticides dump their waste products into the ocean, polluting it. B.

  8. science

    Locate the rivers in Central Nevada. Why are these rivers not part of a larger river system?

  9. history

    give two geographic reasons why cities grew up on rivers DO IT QUICK NEED IT

  10. English - help

    Which of the following is the antecedent of the pronoun "theirs" in the sentence below? Rivers stopped flowing along the banks so that they could hear Orpheus, whose music was more harmonious than "theirs". The story is Orpheus and Eurydice and the word we

  11. English

    Read the passage from “Rivers and Stories,” Part 2. Rivers, of course, are like stories, and they are like stories that classical strictures on form would approve. They have a beginning, a middle, and an end. In between, they flow. Or would flow, if we

  12. HELP PLZ!!!

    Read the paragraph from “Rivers and Stories,” Part 1. Though the names are still magic—Amazon, Congo, Mississippi, Niger, Plate, Volga, Tiber, Seine, Ganges, Mekong, Rhine, Colorado, Marne, Orinoco, Rio Grande—the rivers themselves have almost

  13. Social Studies

    Which of the following statements accurately describes the movement of ideas and goods during the Middle Ages? A. The rivers of Europe allowed people to move easily and spread new ideas. B. The mountains of Europe made transportation and the spread of

  14. English

    Read the passage from “Rivers and Stories,” Part 2. The dam captured the flow of nutrient-rich silt that created Egyptian civilization so that it was no longer deposited downstream and made farmers dependent on chemical fertilizers. Why does the author

  15. Marine science

    All of the following are examples of tropography except A. clouds B. waterfalls C. Mountain ranges D. Rivers

  16. History(I need help quickly)

    1. which of the following rivers originates from groundwater? A. chattahoochee B. Flint C. Savanna D. Chattooga 2. Which of the following rivers drains into atlantic and provides a major international port for georgia? A. Flint B. Coosa C. Altamaha D.

  17. Science

    Oceans receive freshwater from precipitation and rivers. Yet ocean level do not change very much from these actions. Why are ocean level not greatly affected? a) Water is constantly seeping underground in the ocean; B)Water is constantly evaporating over

  18. social studies

    i can't post the diagram but it it an cause or affect it says 1.farmers use pesticides to protect crops. number 2 is blank because i think its A 3. toxic water reaches the ocean and harms marine life and ecosystem. which one goes in number 2. Identify the

  19. social studies

    What were some reasons that early settlers established colonies along the banks of rivers?

  20. Geography

    Write down the importance of rivers in pakistan?

  21. History

    How did the Tigris and Euphrates rivers affect life in the Fertile Crescent?

  22. Langston Hughes

    Why does Langston Hughes repeat the line, "I've known rivers," in the Poetry "The Negro Speaks of Rivers." The rivers are the Euphrates, Congo, Nile, and Mississippi river.

  23. English

    1.) Which of the following is the antecedent of the pronoun theirs in the sentence below? Rivers stopped flowing along the banks so that they could hear Orpheus, whose music was more harmonious than *theirs* a.) Rivers b.) Banks c.) Music C?

  24. Science

    What percent of water is not easily accessible or usable on earth? *A. .6% B. 12.5% C. 50% D. 99% Subtract the answer from the last question from 100%. What does the remainder represent and what are the sources of this percentage of water? A. 97% rivers

  25. Geography

    11. Because most of the inhabitants in Southwest Asia live near reliable sources of water, the population of the region is a. unevenly distributed over the area b. concentrated in small desert villages c. greatest in highland areas d. more than ninety

  26. geography

    how have waterway most influenced human settlement in South Asia a Most people live along the coasts of the Arabian Sea and the Indian Ocean to better conduct trade b Mountains passes carved by rivers have encourage growth of cities in the northern plains

  27. social studies

    Into what ocean do most of South America's rivers flow?

  28. science

    what are the streams and small rivers that feed into a main river

  29. Science

    Which feature provides evidence that a existed in the past? A. Valleys*** B. Calderas C. Rivers D. Mountains

  30. SCIENCE

    LIST TWO ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS THAT MIGHT LEAD TO THE DISAPPEARANCE OF MANATEES FROM FLORIDA'S RIVERS? PLEASE HELP.

  31. Langston Hughes

    Why does Langston Hughes repeat the line, "I've known rivers," in the Poetry "The Negro Speaks of Rivers."

  32. history

    (04.05 MC) Map with large caption that says 'Plains' and an area is yellow with headers that read 'Skidi,' 'Pawnee,' 'Chaui,' 'Pittahauenat,' and 'Kitkehaki.' The yellow area also features rivers, the North Loop, the Loop, the Middle Loop and the Platte,

  33. History

    How did rivers affect the locations of early settlements in Georgia? A. People often settled near shoals where it was easier to cross the river. B. People typically settled away from rivers and other bodies of water. C. People typically settled near rivers

  34. Geography

    5. Great cultural diversity exists in African countries, especially those a. with small populations b. located along the northern coast c. located south of the Sahara d. that were independent in 1914 C? 6. Which of the following statements is NOT true? a.

  35. e.s

    Select the reason cities tended to develop at the fall line on rivers.(1 point) The fall line is where rivers converge, which was beneficial for trade. The fall line is the widest point along the middle of a river, so travel was easier. The fall line is

  36. social studies

    What is the largest river? a)red sea b)Nile c)tigris d)mediterranean sea This is a looooong list but keep scrolling. The Nile and Tigris rivers are there. And I wouldn't consider the red sea or the mediterranean sea as rivers.

  37. social studies

    Which rivers ran through Mesopotamia (pick two).

  38. socialstudies

    How are the amazon,Nile and Mississippi Rivers alike?

  39. civics

    What three rivers meet together and form the largest waterway??

  40. science

    What is the average force given to an object by the current of bangladeshi rivers?

  41. teasers

    i have streets but nopavemet i have cities but no bulidings i have rivers yet no water what am i

  42. Geography

    What are the capitals of the two states that border both the Mississippi and Ohio Rivers?

  43. geography

    what are the 5 largest rivers in middle and central america and their relative location.

  44. Social Studies

    How did rivers affect the location of early civilizations? People often settled near shoals where it was easier to cross the river. *** People typically settled away from rivers and other bodies of water. People usually settled near rivers where rapids

  45. Social Studies

    What are the causes of the water pollution that threaten South Asia today? overpopulation, growing cities, damming of rivers, and the need for more irrigation burning down of forests, building of new factories, and more cars the use of major rivers in

  46. Science

    Locate the James, Roanoke, and savannah rivers. In what topographical feature do these rivers oiginate?

  47. Lit. Poem

    In the peom The Negro Speaks of Rivers by Langston Hughes what does soul has grown deep like the rivers mean?

  48. poetry

    how are rivers a metaphor for the history of the speakers people in language hughes'"the negro speaks of rivers"?

  49. social studies

    what are the magiar rivers in the regin? Do you mean MAJOR rivers? If so, in WHAT region? Magiar is not an English word. Magyar means "Hungarian" in that language

  50. geography

    In general will michigan or kansas have color weather? Why? I'm assuming Michigan but I not quite sure why? Why are place and events in Pittsburgh named three rivers? While three rivers go throughPittsburgh, but what is the significance to that?

  51. Geography

    Each of these major rivers is associated with great population clusters having very high densities except one, which is it? a. Ganges b. Huang (Yellow) c. Indus d. Mississippi Look in the Atlas for those rivers and you can see which ones have the most

  52. English

    Posted by rfvv on Tuesday, August 31, 2010 at 10:09pm. 1. He was based on mountains and rivers, so he painted a lot of beautiful pictures. 2. He was based on the scenery, so he could paint many pictures containing mountains. (Are they correct sentences?)

  53. english

    Main Idea: The big rivers in the center of the United States have a constant power that is greater than the human uses for the rivers. I need to provide 3 supporting details for main idea.

  54. Social studies

    Which of the following describes the Badlands millions of years ago? A. Rivers, wind, and rain carved the land. B. There were dry hills and sharp, rocky cliffs. C. Rivers flowed through a lush, green plain. D. The land was filled with jagged rocks and

  55. Geography

    which best explains why rivers of the coastal plain region are navigable a.the region is most flat b.the region has many rivers c.the region is south of Atlanta d.the region has a shipping industry this for ga history

  56. Science (?)

    What are all the ways humans use rivers? I am writing a report on the relationship between water and organisms and I am now talking about the ways we humans use river. So far I have as a source of transportation, recreation (for boating, fishing, and

  57. Grammar

    Which of the following sentences does NOT employ correct word usage? A. The rivers new status was publicized in a lot of newspapers and magazines. B. Soon the Buffalo River became more popular than many larger rivers. C. The differing amounts of rainfall

  58. ss

    many new industries are attracted to Georgia as a result of the 1. Okefenokee Swamp 2. Scenic mountain views 3. barrier islands 4. mild climate Which best explains why rivers of the coastal region are navigable? 1. the region is mostly flat 2. the region

  59. Science

    Why do we name rivers?

  60. social studies

    what are rivers and bay?

  61. science

    where do rivers transport sediment

  62. Geography

    Where do rivers begin or have their source?

  63. science

    importance of rivers in florida???

  64. Social Studies

    Why is it difficult to travel on many African rivers?

  65. geography>3

    why might many of the region's rivers flow toward the north?

  66. Geography 7

    Places where two rivers meet is caled what?

  67. science

    how is the rivers and oceans so important to us besides it provides water and habitat?

  68. History

    How did people in Georgia use rivers long ago?

  69. geography

    How are the Nile,Amazon and Mississippi Rivers alike?

  70. Social Studies

    what were the effects of having to use rivers to complete such long journeys

  71. American History

    What three rivers did Lewis and Clark use to get to the Pacific Coast?

  72. Arkansas History

    What rivers flow through the Crowley's Ridge area in Arkansas?

  73. Penn foster

    With respect to major rivers, the Mekong is to Vietnam as the Irrawady is to

  74. Biology 123456789 123456789 123456789

    how can nitrogenous fertilizers destroy life in streams and rivers?

  75. Socials studies

    What were the effected of having to use rivers to complete such long journey? Help plss

  76. science

    What is the average force given to an object by the current of bangladeshi rivers?

  77. hindi

    a poem on rivers written by sumitra nandan pant?????

  78. biology 123456789 123456789 123456789

    how can nitrogenous fertilizers destroy life in streams and rivers?

  79. science

    what type of sediments arrive in the ocean from continents via rivers?

  80. geography

    how did the flow of the rivers effect the early history of virginia?

  81. Trading Posts, dont get it.

    What were the effects of having to use rivers to complete such long journeys? I don't know. Please help.

  82. Geography

    Why are the rivers in central Nebraska not part of a larger river

  83. Social Studies

    What are the 5 major geographic features in Africa? Is 2 of them rivers and mountains? Please help!! Thank you!

  84. Science

    Where is most of the freshwater on Earth? F. lakes G. glaciers H. rivers J. oceans

  85. Social Studies

    Which resources best helped crate South Carolina's tourism industry? coastlines and beaches THIS ONE sweet grass used for baskets fish and wildlife kaolin used for pottery 2. Which of the following is not a common aspect of South Carolina's culture? The

  86. georgia state history

    Which of the following rivers originates from groundwater? A)Chattahoochee B)Flint C)Savannah D)Chattooga***

  87. social studies need Quick help

    does any one know the 6 rivers that flow east of the rocky moutains plesae i cant find this any where

  88. world history

    the modern nations that NOW occupy the place where the four rivers vally civllizations

  89. Geography

    What rivers in order will the Dallas Cowboys cross on their way to New York? Mississippi

  90. critical thinking

    Officials are considering placing the sturgeon on the endangered species list. If such an action is taken, ships, including those that carry goods and produce, will not be allowed to travel on the large rivers in our region that serve as breeding grounds

  91. english

    Officials are considering placing the sturgeon on the endangered species list. If such an action is taken, ships, including those that carry goods and produce, will not be allowed to travel on the large rivers in our region that serve as breeding grounds

  92. ENGLISH

    Officials are considering placing the sturgeon on the endangered species list. If such an action is taken, ships, including those that carry goods and produce, will not be allowed to travel on the large rivers in our region that serve as breeding grounds

  93. English

    Officials are considering placing the sturgeon on the endangered species list. If such an action is taken, ships, including those that carry goods and produce, will not be allowed to travel on the large rivers in our region that serve as breeding grounds

  94. English

    Officials are considering placing the sturgeon on the endangered species list. If such an action is taken, ships, including those that carry goods and produce, will not be allowed to travel on the large rivers in our region that serve as breeding grounds

  95. crt

    Officials are considering placing the sturgeon on the endangered species list. If such an action is taken, ships, including those that carry goods and produce, will not be allowed to travel on the large rivers in our region that serve as breeding grounds

  96. critical thinking

    Officials are considering placing the sturgeon on the endangered species list. If such an action is taken, ships, including those that carry goods and produce, will not be allowed to travel on the large rivers in our region that serve as breeding grounds

  97. English -critical thinking

    Officials are considering placing the sturgeon on the endangered species list. If such an action is taken, ships, including those that carry goods and produce, will not be allowed to travel on the large rivers in our region that serve as breeding grounds

  98. geography

    Rivers bring water for ______ and ____. ?????? Fill in the blank with no options.

  99. English

    Why is Taylor's passage 'With rivers like green ribbons smaragdine' rich in imagery?

  100. History

    Which best explains why rivers south of the Fall Line are used to power mills and machinery?

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