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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Inland_waterways_of_the_United_States

The inland waterways of the United States include more than 25,000 mi (40,000 km) of navigable waters. Much of the commercially important waterways of the United States consist of the Mississippi River System—the ... Also, most large rivers there are dammed, often in multiple places, to supply water for hydroelectricity ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mississippi_River

The Mississippi River is the chief river of the second-largest drainage system on the North ... Flowing entirely in the United States (although its drainage basin reaches into .... above Minneapolis in the headwaters region and serve multiple purposes, ..... In 1829, there were surveys of the two major obstacles on the upper ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mississippi_River_System

The Mississippi River System, also referred to as the Western Rivers, is a mostly riverine network of the United States which includes the Mississippi River and connecting waterways. The Mississippi River is the largest drainage basin in the United States. ... Given their flow volumes, major Ohio River tributaries like the Allegheny, ...

study.com/academy/lesson/major-lakes-river-systems-in-the-united-states.html

In this lesson, we'll identify the major lakes and rivers in the United States. ... After the Great Lakes, there are three other lakes in the United States that we could ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_rivers_of_the_United_States

Rivers in the United States is a list of rivers in the United States. Contents. [hide]. 1 Alphabetical listing; 2 By state; 3 See also; 4 External links. Alphabetical ...

pubs.usgs.gov/circ/1375/C1375.pdf

Construction of Gavins Point Dam, circa 1961 (source: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers). ... and dams on the Mississippi River system and delta: U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1375, 43 p. ..... Photograph of American family near their flooded farmstead during the ..... in multiple benefits including navigation, flood control,.

www.rei.com/blog/paddle/six-of-the-best-river-parks-in-the-u-s

Plan a vacation to one of the six U.S. river parks or find a local one near you. ... or building whitewater features and trail systems (such as Buena Vista and Salida), enjoy ... gorges in the eastern U.S. Here this large-volume river blasts over multiple ... There are numerous hiking trails, overlooks, and areas to explore along the ...

www.encyclopedia.com/places/united-states-and-canada/us-physical-geography/colorado-river-north-america

Get information, facts, and pictures about Colorado River (North America) at ... 1,000 years ago, Native Americans irrigated their crops with the waters from the river. ... The Colorado River system, including the Colorado River, its tributaries , and the .... Prior Appropriation; Reservoirs, Multipurpose; Rights, Public Water; River ...

www.fs.fed.us/nrs/pubs/jrnl/2010/nrs_2010_kaushal_001.pdf

Mar 23, 2010 ... temperature of 40 stream and river sites across the US. These systems represent critical supplies of human drink- ing water, sites for human ... there were gaps in some records, we chose those with less than 6 years of ..... wide, but an analysis of multiple temperature trends in US streams and rivers is ...