The Red River starts in the Texas Panhandle and continues a total of 1,360 miles. The river begins with two forks located in the Texas Panhandle.
At the start of the Red River, the two forks that form the river are the Prairie Dog Town Fork and the North Fork. The Red River receives its waters from Palo Duro Creek and Tierra Blanco Creek at the Prairie Dog Town Fork and North Fork. The Red River is an east to west flowing river that goes through Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana and Arkansas. Eventually, the Red River stops and flows into the Mississippi River in Simmerspor, Louisiana.Learn More
Five kilometers is equal to three miles and 188.07 yards. In road races, five kilometers is usually just referred to 3.1 miles. One kilometer equals 0.6214 miles and one mile equals 1.6093 kilometers.Full Answer >
The seven countries located within the Arctic circle are Norway, Finland, Sweden, Russia, the United States, Denmark and Canada. Only a very small portion of Iceland is in the Arctic Circle, and only the state of Alaska lies within the Arctic Circle in the U.S.Full Answer >
In geography, lag time refers to the amount of time it will take for a river to flood after a period of heavy precipitation. Lag time is determined by the length of time that the precipitation falls and the degree of the rainfall's interception or infiltration. Although it is usually measured in days, shorter lag times can be an indicator that the area around a river can suffer dangerous flash floods if a heavy rainfall takes place during a short length of time.Full Answer >
The Prime Meridian passes through Greenwich, England. The original Royal Observatory, today's Flamsteed House, commemorates the establishment of the Prime Meridian with a museum and official denotations on the ground and, at night, in the sky of the line itself.Full Answer >