Longest Rivers of the World

by from the Book, "I before E, except after C"



Even though some geographers disagree with the exact length of the two longest rivers - the Nile and the Amazon, this acronym can be useful to remember their names.

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-Nile (Africa)
-Amazon (S.America)
-Yangtze (Asia)
-Yellow (Asia)

-Congo (Africa)
-Lena (Asia)
-Amur (Asia)
-Irtysh (Asia)
-Mekong (Asia)

The three longest rivers in Europe can be remembered by VDU (visual display unit)

-Volga (Russia)
-Danube (Germany)
-Ural (Russia)

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