The Yenisei, or Yenisey, River begins in the Hangayn Mountains of Central Mongolia. The river ends in the Kara Sea at the Arctic Ocean. The Renisei River is 3,534 miles long, making it the fifth longest river on Earth. More »

The source, or beginning, of a river is typically in a high area, such as a hilly or mountainous region. Several different bodies of water are possible sources for rivers, including springs, lakes and bogs. More »

The Missouri River begins near Three Forks, Montana, and runs until it merges with the Mississippi River near St. Louis, Missouri. The Missouri River stretches out across 2,341 miles. More »

The Chang Jiang River, sometimes referred to as the Yangtze River, is the longest river that flows in Asia and the third longest river in the world. It flows for over 3,900 miles, with water that comes primarily from the... More »

The Amur River ends at the Strait of Tartary, between the Russian island of Sakhalin and the Russian mainland. The river begins in Manchuria, at the confluence of the Argun and Shilka Rivers. More »

The Shinano is the longest river in Japan, having a length of 228 miles. This river's source is at Mount Kobushi in Honshu. It flows in a northerly direction to discharge into the Sea of Japan near Niigata. More »

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The Mekong River flows through six countries: Cambodia, China, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam. The river is 3,050 miles long and contains a diverse amount of natural resources because it flows along various clima... More »