Do all rivers run north to south?

Answer Though the Mississippi River runs from north to south, not all rivers in the world flow in this direction. For example, the Nile River in Africa flows south to north and the Amazon River in South A... Read More »

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Do all U.S. rivers run to the south?

Not all U.S. rivers run to the south. The Red River of the North flows northward along the Minnesota--North Dakota border to Canada, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, and ... Read More »

What major lakes&rivers are in south carolina?

South Carolina boasts a large number of lakes, the biggest and most popular of which are Lake Marion, Lake Murray and Lake Jocassee. South Carolina's major rivers include the Congaree River and the... Read More »

What do we call streams or rivers that flow into larger rivers?

Rivers and streams that flow into larger rivers are referred to as tributaries. Tributaries can be perennial, meaning they flow all year long, or intermittent, meaning they flow only during the wet... Read More »

Why are Texas rivers called wrong way rivers?

Some of the biggest rivers in Texas are known as "wrong-way rivers" because they mostly carry water away from the driest areas of the state and bring it to the wettest areas--the "wrong" direction,... Read More »