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 Hudson River begins at the confluence of Indian Pass Brook near Henderson Lake in New York's Adirondack Park and ends at Upper New York Bay. The Hudson flows southwest past Albany and ultimately forms the boundary be... More »

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The Indus River begins as an icy stream in the Himalaya Mountains. The source of the Indus is the Tibetan Plateau in the country of Tibet, near Mansarovar Lake, on the northern slopes of the Kailash Mountain Range. More »

The White Nile, considered the primary source of the Nile River, starts at Lake No located in South Sudan. Some people consider Lake Victoria, the rivers that drain from it and feed into the White Nile the start of the N... More »

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The Mississippi River begins at its source at Lake Itasca in north central Minnesota. It is North America's third longest river, ranking fourth globally when it joins the Missouri River to form the Mississippi-Missouri R... More »

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The Indus River begins as an icy stream in the Himalaya Mountains. The source of the Indus is the Tibetan Plateau in the country of Tibet, near Mansarovar Lake, on the northern slopes of the Kailash Mountain Range. More »

The Delaware River begins in the state of New York in the town of Jefferson. The Delaware River spans over 330 miles in length through the states of New Jersey, New York, Maryland, Pennsylvania and Delaware. The Delaware... More »