When rivers or streams converge create beautiful contrasts, this is a gallery of some of these spectacular events. In the intricate course of rivers around…
When rivers or streams converge create beautiful contrasts, this is a gallery of some of these spectacular events.
In the intricate course of rivers around the world, there are specific points where two waterways and this is what is known as confluence of rivers . The beauty in nature seems immeasurable, l href=”http://hipertextual.com/2015/08/reino-fungi” as beautiful forms it takes in their kingdoms and their ecosystems; So, this serves as a pretext to meet some beautiful confluence of rivers, to meet, create unique, spectacular effects.
Some confluences of rivers create, spectacular
How we can remember, the river water travels long distances, carrying flora, fauna and minerals (or lack thereof) special in its composition and, therefore, in the light look of particular a colorful that even, not infrequently given name. Either by salinity, pH, organisms in its waters, is that sometimes the meeting of two rivers that flow is so contrasting . Sometimes these junctions are very “simple”, but of course this does not stop being interesting. So, we will concentrate on those first confluences that make a show.
Here are some pictures of different parts of the world in which confluences give us a great show . An important fact is that the confluence, usually are called and those rivers of similar size, while mouths refers to when a minor river, which is called tax , joins a larger one. On the other hand, estuary refers to the mouth of the rivers into the sea, which also have their own charm .
Alaknanda and Bhagirathi, India
This beautiful confluence takes place in the locality called Devprayag . The Alaknanda River and Bhagirathi river after merge, giving rise to another important and sacred river to Hinduism: the mythical Ganges river .
Jialing and Yangtze, China
Jialing River is a tributary of the Yangtze River is the longest river in Asia and third in the world and comes from the glaciers of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau. The confluence occurs in Chongqing href=”http://www.travelchinaguide.com/cityguides/chongqing.htm”> , which is one of the largest and most important cities in southern China.
Eno, Ilz and Danube, Germany
city of Passau is at the confluence of three rivers. the Danube River is the longest the second longest of Europe, after the Volga River and the European Union. For its part, the Eno River , which rises in the Swiss Alps which is the root of the Danube. In both Iz, it is a stream that comes from the mountains. To merge creating a beautiful sight.
Mississippi and Ohio, USA
If emblematic rivers is the Mississippi River has many tributaries and ranks as the fourth longest and tenth largest river in the world, one of the biggest is the Ohio River. Their confluence is recorded at Cairo, Illinois .
Moselle and Rhine, Germany
río Moselle flows through France, Luxembourg and Germany; joins the Rhine in the city of Koblenz . The Rhine is the second longest river in Western Europe, unlike its sediments make this meeting a very contrasting and colorful.
Black and Solimoes, Brazil
If contrasts this confluence of different water courses as it is. The Black River and Solimoes River is located in the city of Manaus href=”https://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manaos”> . In turn, the Black River is a tributary of the Amazon river. It should be noted the Black River, its waters are clear and transparent, but the organic matter gives a very dark blackish brown or, because of the tannins and phenolic compounds.
This confluence contrasting results in Misiones province of Argentina . The Uruguay river is a river in South America, along with the Parana River, the Paraguay River other big rivers form the Plata Basin.
Green and Colorado, USA
As I said above, the observed colorations in riverbeds are a matter of name. Such is the case of Green River and Colorado River that flow into the national park Earth Canyons, Utah.
Rhône and Arve, Switzerland
River Arve born in Chamonix valley in the Alps and flows into the Rhone river in the city of Geneva Switzerland . The beautiful shades of blue come together in a way relaxed and beautiful. Meanwhile the Rhone River is one of the great rivers of the Central, the most important aspect of Mediterranean Europe.
Canori, Orinoco, Venezuela
This spectacular confluence takes place in the Guayana City . Canori coloring river and Orinoco river make a show to match their courses. The Orinoco is the fourth longest river South America, while the Canori is second in importance in Venezuela.
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