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Cumberland, river, United States

(Encyclopedia)Cumberland, river, 687 mi (1,106 km) long, rising in E Ky., and winding generally SW through Ky. and Tenn., then NW to the Ohio River near Paducah, Ky.; drains c.18,500 sq mi (47,910 sq km). The devel...

Cumberland, cities, United States

(Encyclopedia)Cumberland. 1 City (2020 pop. 19,076), seat of Allegany co., NW Md., on the North Branch of the Potomac; settled 1750, inc. 1815. It is an important ...

Ohio, river, United States

(Encyclopedia)Ohio, river, 981 mi (1,579 km) long, formed by the confluence of the Allegheny and Monongahela rivers in SW Pa., at Pittsburgh; it flows northwest, then generally southwest to enter the Mississippi Ri...

Chippewa, river, United States

(Encyclopedia)Chippewa chĭpˈəwôˌ, –wäˌ [key], river, c.200 mi (320 km) long, rising in several forks in the lake region of N Wis. and flowing SW to the Mississippi, which it enters at the foot of Lake Pepi...

Gallatin, river, United States

(Encyclopedia)Gallatin, river, c.120 mi (190 km) long, rising in the Gallatin Range in the northwest corner of Yellowstone National Park, NW Wyo., and flowing generally northwest to join the Madison and Jefferson r...

Fox, river, United States

(Encyclopedia)Fox, river, 176 mi (283 km) long, rising in S central Wis. and flowing SW to within 1.5 mi (2.4 km) of Portage, Wis., on the Wisconsin River, then NE through Lake Winnebago into Green Bay, an arm of L...

Heart, river, United States

(Encyclopedia)Heart, river, 180 mi (290 km) long, rising in the low prairie country near the Little Missouri River, SW N.Dak., and flowing E to the Missouri at Mandan, N.Dak. The Heart Butte and Dickinson dams, irr...

Hackensack, river, United States

(Encyclopedia)Hackensack, river, c.45 mi (70 km) long, rising in SE N.Y. and flowing S through the Jersey Meadows (or Meadowlands), NE N.J., to Newark Bay. The lower Hackensack is heavily industrialized (and pollut...

Bear, river, United States

(Encyclopedia)Bear, river, 350 mi (563 km) long, rising in the Uinta Mts., NE Utah, and flowing in a U-shaped course NW through Wyoming and Idaho, then S into Utah to enter Great Salt Lake. A perennial stream, the ...

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