How Do You View a Map of the Major Rivers in the United States?


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WorldAtlas.com, MapsOfWorld.com and EnchantedLearning.com are websites where you can view maps of the major rivers of the United States. The U.S. Geological Survey also publishes maps and other resources related to rivers in the United States.

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WorldAtlas.com features a free, printable map of major rivers in the United States. The site also features information related to 11 major rivers. The map provided on the website shows major tributaries to these rivers but does not offer additional information about the tributaries as of 2015. The website also has a page dedicated exclusively to the Mississippi River and its tributaries.

MapsOfWorld.com features a map of major and minor rivers of the continental United States and Alaska. The site also features information such as river length, drainage area, outflow, countries in the drainage basin and U.S. states in the drainage basin.

EnchantedLearning.com features a map and a list of 28 major rivers of the United States. The list is organized by length and includes the size of each river and to where it flows. The site offers a printable outline map of U.S. rivers with or without labels. It also includes additional information about major rivers of the world, a common glossary of river terms and a river quiz.

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