What could possibly be cool about a river? It’s just flowing water right? There can’t be much more to it. If that’s what you think…you’re wrong. Rivers are actually quite interesting. It may seem really basic, but even just trivial things like where they start, where they end, and why they flow the way they do often lead to some very profound conclusions. For one, how do you measure the length of a river? And if there is more than one branch, how do you measure the width? But enough of rivers on the Earth, did you know that scientists have found rivers on Saturn’s moon of Titan? That’s crazy right? But even on Earth, rivers have played more of an important role in your life than you are probably aware. Rivers, in fact, shaped the course of civilization. People settled down by rivers, transported goods along rivers, and used them as defensive structures. In fact, most ancient civilizations were formed around the flow of rivers. They would rise and fall according to their flow. These days rivers are still an important form of transportation and food. These are 25 Curious River Facts That You Probably Did Not Know!
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