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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, ...

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/List_of_U.S._rivers_by_discharge

This is a list of rivers in the United States by average discharge (streamflow) in cubic feet per second. All rivers with average discharge more than 15,000 cubic ...

phys.org/news/2015-06-longest-rivers-world.html

Jun 4, 2015 ... There are many long rivers in the world, but which ones are the ... A river may also have multiple channels, or anabranches, and it may ... The Amazon River is the longest river in South America, and the ... At 6,275 kilometers (3,902 miles) the Mississippi-Missouri-Jefferson River system is the fourth longest ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Heritage_Rivers

American Heritage Rivers are designated by the United States Environmental Protection ... of multiple governmental entities) to further three objectives: natural resource ... and agreements to implement their plan to meet their goals and objectives. ... President Clinton designated the 14 rivers (or river systems) on July 30, ...

www.nwcouncil.org/history/DamsHistory

Oct 31, 2008 ... Most dams in the Columbia River Basin were built for multiple purposes. ... Our river systems are better adapted to the needs of the people than those of ... of those navigable streams of the United States and their tributaries ...

www.loc.gov/resource/g3701gm.gct00297/?sp=28

The woodlands and forest systems of the United States, by Prof. .... atlas of the United States, showing by graphic methods their present condition and their .

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 ...

www.durangobill.com/AncestralRivers/AncestralRiversIndex.html

There are multiple areas throughout the world where river systems cut through mountain ranges ... Ancestral Rivers in other areas of the Western United States.

www.britannica.com/place/Tennessee-River

The development of the river system as an important inland waterway began in 1933 ... impounded by multipurpose dams for navigation, power, and flood control. ... southwestern Kentucky, U.S., at the confluence of the Ohio (there bridged to ...