US Major Rivers Map | Geography Map of USA
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The US Major Rivers Map Shows That The Country has over 250,000 rivers. Those Rivers provide drinking water, irrigation water, transportation, electrical power, drainage, food, and recreation. According to US Major Rivers Map, The longest river in the USA is the Missouri River; it is a tributary of the Mississippi River and is 2,540 miles long. But the biggest in terms of water volume is the deeper Mississippi River.
Seven Major Rivers of USA cross or form international boundaries. The Yukon and Columbia rivers begin in Canada and flow into the United States. The Milk and Saint Lawrence rivers and the Red River of the North—begin in the United States and flow into Canada. Of these, only the Milk River crosses the international border twice, leaving and then re-entering the United States.
Two Major Rivers Map, Colorado, and the Rio Grande begin in the United States and flow into or from a border with Mexico.
US Major Rivers
|USA Major Rivers|
|River||Length (km)||Length (miles)||Drainage area (km²)||Outflow||Countries in the drainage basin||USA States in the drainage basin|
|Missouri River||3,767||2,341||1,300,000||Mississippi River||USA||Missouri, Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota|
|Mississippi River||3,734||2,320||2,981,076||Gulf of Mexico||USA||Arkansas, Mississippi, Louisiana, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, Iowa, Missouri, Kentucky, Tennessee,|
|Colorado River||2,334||1,450||637,137||Gulf of California||USA, Mexico||California, Colorado, Utah, Arizona, Nevada|
|Columbia River||2,000||1,243||668,000||Pacific Ocean||USA, Canada||Washington, Oregon|
|Ohio River||1,579||981||528,100||Mississippi River||USA||Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky|
|Arkansas River||2,364||1,469||435,123||Mississippi River||USA||Arkansas, Oklahoma, Colorado, Kansas|
|Snake River||1,735||1,078||278,450||Columbia River||USA||Washington, Wyoming, Idaho, Oregon|
|Saint Lawrence River||1,197||744||1,344,200||Gulf of St. Lawrence||USA, Canada||New York|
|Rio Grande||3,051||1,896||471,900||Gulf of Mexico||USA, Mexico||Texas, Colorado, New Mexico|
|Yukon River||3,190||1,982||854,700||Berin Sea||USA, Canada||Alaska|
The Mississippi River Map
This is the longest and most famous river in North America. The Mississippi is 2,339 miles (3,765 km) in length from its source to the sea. The Map of USA Mississippi River starts flowing in the state of Minnesota (the ‘source’ or beginning of a river is also called the ‘head waters’) and flows south to the Gulf of Mexico.
Missouri River Map
The Missouri River is another longest river in the United States at 2,540 miles long. Together with the Mississippi River, it forms the fourth largest river system in the world. The Map of this USA Major River begins in Western Montana and flows to the Mississippi River just north of St. Louis.