Rivers

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Geostudies

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Rivers

Major CharacteristicsLocated on every continent and on nearly every kind of land. Usually begin at springs or lakes. Mouths of the rivers are murky due to all of the sediments it picks up.

Rivers

Anthropogenic ImpactsHumans are constantly dumping sewage and other pollutants into rivers, contaminating them and killing the inhabitants of the rivers.

Examples:The Nile & Amazon

FaunaFish, birds, beavers, turtles, frogs, insects, ottersFloraMany types of trees and tall grasses, lilypads, cattails, duck weed

Biogeochemical CyclesThe Water Cycle and The Carbon Cycle

By: Jeremiah & Tyler

Conservation EffortsGovernment is building dams and reservoirs in order to help conserve the rivers.


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