Pinpointing the sources and measuring the lengths of the principal rivers of the world

  title={Pinpointing the sources and measuring the lengths of the principal rivers of the world},
  author={S. Liu and P. Lu and D. Liu and P. Jin and W. P. Wang},
  journal={International Journal of Digital Earth},
  pages={80 - 87}
  • S. Liu, P. Lu, W. Wang
  • Published 1 March 2009
  • Environmental Science
  • International Journal of Digital Earth
Abstract Cultures throughout the world are associating with the rivers. People depend upon the rivers and their tributaries for food, water, transport, and many other aspects of their daily lives. Unfortunately, human beings have not calculated the accurate lengths for the great rivers even today. The lengths of the rivers are very different in popular textbooks, magazines, atlases and encyclopedias, etc. To accurately determine the lengths of the principal rivers of the world, the combination… 
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