The vastness of the United States of America can be emphasized not only on the basis of land coverage and population, but geography plays a vital function in the advancement of this modern age country. The topography of the country is such that the rivers, mountains, canyons, peninsulas all add up to the advantage and beauty of this incredible country. The rivers flowing across the nation not only add to the economical benefits in terms of civilization settlements in the previous centuries but it has also become landmark beauties for coming generations. There are 38 Main stream rivers which flow across the country and cover approximately 800 Kilometers of the area. And there are hundreds’ of tributaries to the rivers which would be difficult to be accounted for. Difficult as it may seem, it definitely is worth understanding the major rivers of United States of America.
The Mississippi River is the largest river in North American continent, largest drainage system in North American continent and world’s third largest drainage system. It is also ranked as world’s fourth longest and tenth largest river in terms of its volume. Mississippi is unique in the sense that it passes through two Canadian provinces, 31 U.S states through its main stream and tributaries and merges in Gulf of Mexico touching all the countries in North American Continent. Mississippi also has a rich heritage of history that involves Native Americans, European settlements, Colonization and Civil War. It has been an inspiration to numerous literature works and Musical inclinations. Thus, proving to be a life line for United States of America.
The Missouri River begins at the mouth of Rocky Mountains and merges with Mississippi on its way to its discharge at Hermann in the state of Missouri. The Uniqueness of this river is emphasized by its usage for the purpose of sustenance and haulage for the centuries that passed. The nomadic tribes of America have depended on this river for ages for their day to day living and thus becoming a streamline for human survival in United States. Irrigation, transportation, generation of power or electricity and flood control are just a few usages of this splendid river. The famous “Lewis & Clark Historic Trail” is complimentary to the route of Missouri River making it a huge attraction for campers and back packers for the centuries to come.
This river is situated in the uppermost portion of the North American Continent. The river is shared between USA and Canada and discharges in the Bering State. The river had been a fishing hub for years and one of the longest salmon of the world are homed in the river. The settlements along the River have mainly sustained on fishing in the past centuries and the culture and tradition of those towns are reflection of the fishing industry. There are several protected areas on the banks of the river which very exquisitely shows of the wildlife heritage that the river possess. Also the banks are home to some of the best Coniferous forests in the continent, giving its viewers the pleasure of enjoying untouched natural beauty.
It wouldn’t be unjust to say that USA as a country is a gold mine with amazing geographical vendors at its disposal. Every visitor can have a unique experience, only they need to ask for it!
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