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Schott's Miscellany 16 April 2009

A bill ending slavery in the District of Columbia became law (1862)


LONGEST U.S. RIVERS

Rivermouthsourcemiles
MissouriMissouriRed Rock Creek, MT2,540
MississippiLouisianaMississippi River, MN2,340
YukonAlaskaMcNeil River, Canada1,980
St. LawrenceCanadaNorth River, MN1,900
Rio GrandeMexico-TexasRio Grande, CO1,900
ArkansasArkansasEast Fork Arkansas River, CO1,460
ColoradoMexicoColorado River, CO1,450
AtchafalayaLouisianaTierra Blanca Creek, NM1,420
OhioIllinois-KentuckyAllegheny River, PA1,310
RedLouisianaTierra Blanca Creek, NM1,290


[Source: U,S, Geological Survey]


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