A rare bird can fly: the world's widest rivers
Ecologists, limnologists, hydrologists, potamologists study the structure, condition, biological and chemical composition of water bodies, watercourses of the planet. If we talk about water arteries, the most full-flowing, deep, long rivers in the world are identified. They are famous for flora, fauna, importance for humans.
Let's talk about the widest river in Russia and in the world, and find out if the channels are suitable for river navigation.
How are rivers divided by width?
The channel of a waterway is formed by the movement of water. The process lasts for centuries, the area of the passage often changes due to natural or environmental reasons. When talking about the width, we mean the maximum distance between two points of different banks, including island areas. The maximum is taken as the basis. The nature of the flow is important ...Read more →