A river system is a way of describing the larger networks of streams, lakes and rivers that are part of a larger river's network of tributaries and distributaries; for example, multiple rivers, including the Ohio, Red an... More »

The main difference between a canal and a river is that a river is a natural flow of water while a canal is man-made. A river by definition flows from inland into the sea while a canal is most often constructed to connec... More »

Very simply put, the definition of an organ system is a group of organs that work with one another in order to achieve or perform a particular task or set of tasks. The human body has the following major organ systems: c... More »

Some of the major tributaries of the Mississippi River include Big Black River, Red River, White River, Arkansas River and Ohio River. Major sub-tributaries include the Tennessee River and the Platte River. More »

The largest rivers in Arkansas are the Mississippi River, the Arkansas, the White, Red and Ouachita Rivers. Rivers and other flowing bodies of water are measured by mean annual flow of water in cubic feet per second (CFS... More »

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The Amazon, Nile and Mississippi rivers have a number of similarities, including several very large tributaries, a mouth that empties into a major ocean or gulf and incredible size. More »

The Amazon River has an estimated 1,100 tributaries, which provide approximately one-sixth of the freshwater that drains into the world's oceans, according to WWF Global. The source of the Amazon River is Carhuastana and... More »