RIVERS & LAKES

RIVERS & LAKES

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WORLD'S DEEPEST LAKE LAKE BAIKAL (SIBERIA)
WORLD'S LONGEST FRESHWATER LAKE LAKE TANGANYIKA
LARGEST LAKE IN SOUTH AMERICA LAKE TITICACA
DEEPEST LAKE IN THE U.S. CRATER LAKE
LARGEST LAKE LYING WITHIN U.S. BOUNDARIES LAKE MICHIGAN
SOURCE OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER LAKE ITASKA, MINNESOTA
LAKE BETWEEN SWITZERLAND & FRANCE LAKE GENEVA
LAKE BEHIND GRAND COULEE DAM FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT LAKE
LAKE BEHIND HOOVER DAM LAKE MEAD
LAKE BEHIND ASWAN HIGH DAM LAKE NASSER
NY-VERMONT LAKE LAKE CHAMPLAIN
ATLANTA CHATTAHOOCHEE
BOSTON CHARLES
HARRISBURG, PA SUSQUEHANNA
LITTLE ROCK ARKANSAS
LOUISVILLE-CINCINNATI OHIO
WASHINGTON, DC POTOMAC
ALASKA YUKON
IDAHO SNAKE
IOWA DES MOINES
MONTANA MISSOURI
NEBRASKA (NORTH) PLATTE
NEW YORK STATE HUDSON
HUDSON TRIBUTARY MOHAWK
NORTH DAKOTA RED RIVER (OF THE NORTH)
TEXAS-NEW MEXICO RIO GRANDE
VIRGINIA JAMES
WEST OF THE ROCKIES COLORADO
BAGHDAD TIGRIS
BUDAPEST DANUBE
CAIRO NILE
DUBLIN LIFFEY
FLORENCE ARNO
HAMBURG ELBE
KIEV DNIEPER
LISBON TAGUS
LIVERPOOL MERSEY
LONDON THAMES
MONTREAL ST. LAWRENCE
PARIS SEINE
ROME TIBER
STALINGRAD VOLGA
ST. PETERSBURG NEVA
VIENNA DANUBE
ARGENTINA-URAGUAY RIO DE LA PLATA
NW CANADA MCKENZIE
WEST CENTRAL FRANCE LOIRE
NE INDIA GANGES
IRELAND SHANNON
ISRAEL JORDAN
PAKISTAN INDUS
POLAND VISTULA
SCOTLAND CLYDE
SPAIN EBRO
SOUTH AFRICA ORANGE
TURKEY MEANDER
VENEZUELA ORINOCO
VIETNAM & CAMBODIA MEKONG
NORTHERN VIETNAM RED RIVER
EAST AFRICA ZAMBEZI
WEST AFRICA CONGO
NORTH & EAST AFRICA NILE
NW EUROPE RHINE
RIVER THAT FEEDS LAKE GENEVA RHONE
"BIG MUDDY" RIVER MISSOURI
ROBERT BURNS' "SWEET" RIVER AFTON
THIS SWISS-FRENCH LAKE IS ALSO CALLED "LAC LEMAN" LAKE GENEVA
THE VOLGA FLOWS INTO THIS INLAND "SEA" CASPIAN SEA
THE CATATUMBO RIVER FLOWS INTO THIS LAKE, AN EXTENSION OF THE GULF OF VENEZUELA… LAKE MARACAIBO
GRAND ISLE & ISLE LA MOTTE ARE IN THIS, THE 4TH-LARGEST FRESHWATER LAKE ENTIRELY IN THE US LAKE CHAMPLAIN
BORDERING 4 OUT OF 5, THIS STATE BORDERS MORE OF THE GREAT LAKES THAN ANY OTHER… MICHIGAN
THIS CANADIAN BAY COVERS MORE THAN 3 TIMES THE AREA OF THE GREAT LAKES COMBINED… HUDSON BAY
JOLIET FORMED A TRADING CO. TO WORK ON THE NORTH SIDE OF THIS RIVER, THE CHIEF OUTLET OF THE GREAT LAKES… ST. LAWRENCE RIVER
LOCATED AT SAULT STE. MARIE, THE ST. MARY'S CANAL CONNECTS THESE 2 GREAT LAKES… SUPERIOR & HURON
THIS GREAT LAKE REACHES THE FARTHEST SOUTH… ERIE
A RIVER LINKING THE GREAT LAKES AND THE ATLANTIC OCEAN IS NAMED FOR THIS SAINT WHO WAS MARTYRED BY THE ROMANS IN 258… ST. LAWRENCE
THE U.S. QUARTER HONORING THIS STATE DEPICTS ALL 5 GREAT LAKES… MICHIGAN
THE TWO LARGEST LAKES SOLELY WITHIN CANADA… GREAT SLAVE LAKE & GREAT BEAR LAKE
WISCONSIN IS BORDERED BY THESE 2 GREAT LAKES… MICHIGAN & SUPERIOR
THE SMALLEST OF THE GREAT LAKES ONTARIO
THE SHALLOWEST OF THE GREAT LAKES ERIE
IT'S CANADA'S ONLY PROVINCIAL CAPITAL ON THE SHORES OF ONE OF THE GREAT LAKES… TORONTO
THE STRAITS OF MACKINAC CONNECT THESE 2 GREAT LAKES… MICHIGAN & HURON
WATER COVERS ABOUT 40% OF THIS STATE'S TOTAL AREA… MICHIGAN
THE NY STATE BARGE CANAL SYSTEM CONNECTS THE GREAT LAKES WITH THE ATLANTIC VIA THIS RIVER.. HUDSON
MICHIGAN'S ISLE ROYALE IN THIS GREAT LAKE HAS OVER 30 LAKES OF ITS OWN… LAKE SUPERIOR
MANITOULIN ISLAND IN THIS GREAT LAKE IS THE WORLD'S LARGEST FRESHWATER ISLAND… LAKE HURON
THIS FRENCHMAN'S INTERPRETER ACTUALLY SAW THE GREAT LAKES FIRST, BUT THE BOSS GOT THE CREDIT. CHAMPLAIN
THE GREAT LAKES BORDER THIS # OF U.S. STATES 8
MICHIGAN'S NATIONAL FORESTS ARE LOCATED ALONG THESE 3 GREAT LAKES… MICHIGAN, HURON, & SUPERIOR
THE SMALLEST & MOST EASTERLY OF THE GREAT LAKES ONTARIO
THIS CITY IS PENNSYLVANIA'S ONLY PORT ON THE GREAT LAKES… ERIE
NY STATE IS BORDERED BY THESE 2 GREAT LAKES… ERIE & ONTARIO
2 GREAT LAKES NAMED FOR AMERICAN INDIAN TRIBES ERIE & HURON
THIS RIVER LINKS THE GREAT SALT LAKE & UTAH LAKE RIVER JORDAN
THESE 2 GREAT LAKES EACH BORDER 4 U.S. STATES MICHIGAN & ERIE
IT'S THE WESTERNMOST STATE TO BORDER ANY OF THE GREAT LAKES MINNESOTA
NOW CALLED LAKE MICHIGAN, THE 17TH-C. FRENCH CALLED IT THE "LAKE OF" THIS INDIAN TRIBE… ILLINI
THE ONLY GREAT LAKE THAT MICHIGAN DOES NOT BORDER… ONTARIO
THESE 2 GREAT LAKES ARE THE ONLY ONES TO BORDER ONLY 1 STATE EACH… HURON (MICHIGAN) & ONTARIO (NY)
IT'S FORMED BY THE CONFLUENCE OF 3 RIVERS NEAR THREE FORKS, MT… MISSOURI RIVER
THIS LARGEST SOUTH-FLOWING TRIBUTARY OF THE OHIO FORMS A 200-MILE BOUNDARY BETWEEN INDIANA AND ILLINOIS… WABASH
JOHN C. FREMONT NAMED THIS NEVADA LAKE FOR ITS TUFA OR ROCK FORMATION PYRAMID LAKE
UNTIL 1900 WHEN ENGINEERS REVERSED THE FLOW, THIS RIVER FLOWED INTO LAKE MICHIGAN… CHICAGO RIVER
THIS LAKE WHOSE FRENCH NAME MEANS "HEART OF AN OWL" IS AT THE HEART OF A BEAUTIFUL RESORT AREA IN IDAHO… COEUR D'ALENE
ITS UPPER BRANCH IS THE MARANON, ITS LOWER BRANCH THE UCAYALI… AMAZON
GATUN LAKE WAS FORMED IN 1912 BY THE GATUN DAM DURING THE CONSTRUCTION OF THIS… PANAMA CANAL
THIS LARGEST INLAND BODY OF WATER IN CENTRAL AMERICA LIES JUST SE OF MANAGUA… LAKE NICARAGUA
THE 3/4-MI-WIDE STRAIT OF TIQUINA IN BOLIVIA SEPARATES THE UPPER & LOWER PORTIONS OF THIS LAKE… LAKE TITICACA
THIS LONGEST VENEZUELAN RIVER STARTS IN THE PARIMA HIGHLANDS NEAR THE BRAZILIAN BORDER… ORINOCO RIVER
THIS SALT LAKE ON THE BORDER OF ASIA & EUROPE IS MORE THAN 4 TIMES THE SIZE OF LAKE SUPERIOR CASPIAN SEA
IN HINDUISM, A SHORTCUT TO PARADISE IS TO DIE IN THIS 1,560-MILE RIVER… GANGES
JOSHUA LED THE ISRAELITES ACROSS THIS RIVER JORDAN
IT'S ESTIMATED THAT MORE THAN 20% OF THE WORLD'S UNFROZEN FRESH WATER IS IN THIS SIBERIAN LAKE… LAKE BAIKAL
THE TIPITAPA RIVER CONNECTS LAKE NICARAGUA WITH THIS OTHER LARGE LAKE TO THE NORTH… LAKE MANAGUA
THIS RIVER FLOWS OVER 2300 MILES BEFORE ENTERING THE MISSISSIPPI JUST NORTH OF ST. LOUIS… MISSOURI RIVER
THIS BEAUTIFUL BLUE LAKE ON THE CA-NV BORDER IS ONE OF NORTH AMERICA'S DEEPEST… LAKE TAHOE
THIS RIVER WINDS ITS WAY THROUGH GRAND TETON NATIONAL PARK, AS WELL AS HELL'S CANYON… SNAKE RIVER
IN SCOTLAND, LOCHS ARE LAKES & THESE ARE WIDE BAYS INTO WHICH MOST OF SCOTLAND'S RIVERS FLOW… FIRTHS
NOTED FOR ITS TURQUOISE WATERS, IT'S THE PEARL OF THE CANADIAN ROCKIES… LAKE LOUISE
THIS LAKE BORDERS PERU AND BOLIVIA… LAKE TITICACA
THIS NYC RIVER IS ACTUALLY A TIDAL STRAIT CONNECTING UPPER NY BAY WITH LONG ISLAND SOUND… EAST RIVER
336 RIVERS FLOW INTO THIS SIBERIAN LAKE, BUT ONLY ONE, THE ANGORA, FLOWS OUT OF IT… LAKE BAIKAL
THIS RIVER THAT FLOWS TO LYON, FRANCE RISES FROM A GLACIER OF THE SAME NAME IN SWITZERLAND. RHONE
THESE LONG NARROW NY LAKES WERE ONCE RIVERS, BUT GLACIERS CAUSED THEM TO BE DAMMED UP FINGER LAKES
THE MARNE JOINS THIS RIVER AT CHARENTON-LE-PONT, A SUBURB OF PARIS… SEINE
THE CASTLE OF CHILLON ON THIS LAKE'S EASTERN SHORE WAS MADE FAMOUS IN A LORD BYRON POEM… LAKE GENEVA
THE LORELEI IS A FAMOUS STEEP ROCK ON THE RIGHT BANK OF THIS RIVER… RHINE
A PORTION OF THAILAND'S BORDER WITH LAOS IS PROVIDED BY THIS RIVER… MEKONG
FED BY THE KISSIMMEE RIVER, IT'S THE LARGEST FRESHWATER LAKE IN THE SOUTHERN US… LAKE OKEECHOBEE
RISING IN THE BLACK FOREST, IT'S THE SECOND LONGEST RIVER IN EUROPE… DANUBE
THIS LAKE IN MANITOBA, ONTAIRIO, & MINNESOTA IS A REMNANT OF AN EXTINCT GLACIAL LAKE… LAKE OF THE WOODS
THE JAMES, POTOMAC, AND CHESTER RIVERS ALL FLOW INTO THIS BAY… CHESAPEAKE BAY
IT'S STILL WORKING ON DEEPENING THE GRAND CANYON… COLORADO RIVER
THE RIVER KNOWN AS THE 'GREAT MAN-MADE RIVER' IN LIBYA, REACHES INTO THIS DESERT… SAHARA
THIS "LIFELESS" LAKE IS KNOWN IN ARABIC AS THE SEA OF LOT… DEAD SEA
THE ARTIFICIAL LAKE O'THE CHEROKEES WAS FORMED BY DAMMING THE NEOSHO RIVER… OKLAHOMA
THE URAL RIVER FLOWS 1500 MILES TO THIS INLAND SEA WHERE STURGEON SWIM… CASPIAN
THE NIAGARA RIVER FLOWS ABOUT 34 MILES FROM LAKE ERIE NORTH TO THIS GREAT LAKE… LAKE ONTARIO
THE MOSELLE RIVER FORMS PART OF THE BORDER BETWEEN GERMANY & THIS GRAND DUCHY LUXEMBOURG
ABOUT 70% OF CHINA'S RICE CROP IS GROWN IN THIS RIVER'S BASIN… YANGTZE
GREAT BRITAIN'S 2 LONGEST RIVERS… SEVERN & THAMES
THIS RIVER FLOWS FROM ITS SOURCE IN TURKEY TO THE SHATT AL ARAB, WERE IT UNITES WITH THE TIGRIS… EUPHRATES
DEPOSITS OF SILT ARE CAUSING THIS LONGEST ITALIAN RIVER'S DELTA TO ADVANCE INTO THE ADRIATIC SEVERAL FEET PER YEAR… PO
NEAR THE GERMAN-DUTCH BORDER THIS RIVER SPLITS INTO 2 CHANNELS : THE LEK AND THE VAAL… RHINE
CITIES ON THIS RIVER INCLUDE LOUISVILLE, CINCINNATI, AND WHEELING, WV… OHIO RIVER
A SHORT CHANNEL CONNECTS THIS LARGE LAKE WITH THE GULF OF VENEZUELA… MARACAIBO
SMOLENSK, MOGILEV, & KIEV ARE MAJOR PORTS LYING ON THIS, EUROPE'S 3RD-LARGEST RIVER… DNIEPER
NUMEROUS ISLANDS LIE WITHIN THIS LAKE, SCOTLAND'S LARGEST… LOCH LOMOND
THIS COUNTRY'S LONGEST RIVER IS THE TAY, BUT THE CLYDE CARRIES MORE TRAFFIC… SCOTLAND
NY STATE ACTUALLY HAS 11, NOT 10, OF THEM… FINGER LAKES
LAKE EYRE, THE LARGEST ON THIS CONTINENT, COVERS 3600 SQUARE MILES BUT IS ONLY ABOUT 4 FEET DEEP… AUSTRALIA
THE NAME OF THIS RIVER WHICH JOINS THE GANGES MEANS "THE SON OF BRAHMA, THE CREATOR OF THE UNIVERSE"… BRAHMAPUTRA
THE LONGEST RIVER IN EUROPE, IT'S NOTED FOR ITS BOATMEN… VOLGA
RIVER THAT RUNS FROM PITTSBURGH TO CAIRO, IL… OHIO RIVER
THIS LAKE CAME INTO EXISTENCE IN 1971 WITH THE COMPLETION OF THE ASWAN DAM… LAKE NASSER
THE THOUSAND ISLANDS OF SALAD DRESSING FAME ARE IN THIS RIVER… ST. LAWRENCE
BODY OF WATER CURRENTLY CROSSED BY THE 1831 LONDON BRIDGE… LAKE HAVASU
TURIN IS THE ONLY MAJOR CITY ON BOTH BANKS OF THIS RIVER… PO RIVER
THIS LAKE IN THE BANFF NATIONAL PARK IS THE MOST VISITED PLACE IN THE CANADIAN ROCKIES… LAKE LOUISE
WHILE POETS POUR OVER THE RHINE & DANUBE, THIS 2ND-LONGEST GERMAN RIVER GETS NO PRESS… ELBA
SAM RAYBURN RESERVOIR IS THIS STATE'S LARGEST LAKE… TEXAS
IT'S THE LARGEST COUNTRY IN THE WORLD WITHOUT ANY PERMANENT NATURAL RIVERS OR LAKES… SAUDI ARABIA
WHAT RIVER RISES IN THE SOUTHERN ROCKIES, FLOWS THROUGH WEST TEXAS, AND EMPTIES IN THE RIO GRANDE? PECOS RIVER
THE HEADWATERS OF THE MISSOURI RIVER ARE IN THIS STATE… MONTANA
THIS RIVER FLOWS FROM SOUTHERN WV TO PITTSBURGH, JOINING THE ALLEGHENY TO MAKE THE OHIO RIVER… MONONGAHELA
THIS RIVER IS NAVIGABLE FROM EAST BRADY, PA TO PITTSBURGH… ALLEGHENY
THIS ARIZONA RIVER THAT FLOWS INTO THE COLORADO SHARES ITS NAME WITH A POISONOUS LIZARD… GILA
WHAT RIVER FLOWS INTO THE COLUMBIA AT THE OREGON/WASHINGTON BORDER? SNAKE
RIVER THAT FLOWS INTO THE SACRAMENTO RIVER IN THE CENTRAL VALLEY… SAN JOAQUIN
THOUGH NEBRASKA IS MOST ASSOCIATED WITH THIS RIVER, THE SOUTH BRANCH OF IT FLOWS THROUGH DENVER… PLATTE
THE CHATAHOOCHEE RIVER FORMS PART OF GEORGIA'S BORDER WITH THIS STATE… ALABAMA
RIVER THAT FORMS NEBRASKA'S BORDER WITH IOWA AND SOUTH DAKOTA… MISSOURI
SAGINAW BAY IS PART OF THIS GREAT LAKE HURON
PONCA, NE IS THE NORTHERNMOST NAVIGABLE POINT ON THIS MIGHTY RIVER MISSOURI
THE OUACHITA RIVER, A TRIBUTARY OF THE MISSISSIPPI, NEARLY BISECTS THIS STATE ARKANSAS
MEXICO CALLS THIS RIVER RIO BRAVO DEL NORTE RIO GRANDE
THIS RIVER FLOWS OUT OF LAKE WINNIPEG AND FORMS THE ND/MN BORDER RED RIVER OF THE NORTH
THE MILK AND YELLOWSTONE RIVERS FLOW INTO THIS GREAT RIVER, WHICH SHARES ITS NAME WITH A STATE MISSOURI
THE TRINITY, BRAZOS, NUECES, AND SABINE RIVERS TOUCH OR ARE IN THIS STATE TEXAS
THREE RIVERS FLOWING THROUGH NYC EAST, HARLEM, AND HUDSON
RIVER RUNNING THROUGH EGYPT, SUDAN, UGANDA, ETHIOPIA, DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO, KENYA, TANZANIA, RWANDA, & BURUNDI NILE
RIVER RUNNING THROUGH DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO, TANZANIA, REPUBLIC OF CONGO, ANGOLA, ZAMBIA, AND CAMEROON CONGO
RIVER RUNNING THROUGH BRAZIL & PERU AMAZON
CHINA'S CHANG JIANG RIVER IS ALSO KNOWN BY THIS NAME YANGTZE
THE MEKONG RIVER RUNS THROUGH THESE 6 COUNTRIES MYANMAR, LAOS, THAILAND, CAMBODIA, VIETNAM & CHINA
THE NIGER RIVER RUNS THROUGH THESE 5 COUNTRIES NIGER, NIGERIA, BENIN, GUINEA, AND MALI
THE PARANA RIVER RUNS THROUGH THESE 4 COUNTRIES ARGENTINA, URUGUAY, PARAGUAY, & BRAZIL
THE YENISEY RIVER RUNS THROUGH THESE 2 COUNTRIES RUSSIA & MONGOLIA
THE BRIDGE OF SIGHS CAN BE FOUND IN THIS COUNTRY VENICE
THE PONTE VECCHIO BRIDGE SPANS THE ARNO RIVER IN THIS ITALIAN CITY FLORENCE
THE RIALTO BRIDGE IS FOUND IN THIS ITALIAN CITY VENICE

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