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Investigating rivers: QCA Unit 14
 

Graphs of Rivers

The chart below shows the length of some of the world's rivers.

1

Make a graph showing the length of each river.


River

Length (km)

Amazon

6,500

Amur

4,400

Mackenzie

4,300

Mississippi

6,000

Nile

6,700

Ob

5,400

Rhine

1,300

Thames

350

Yangtze*

5,000

Zaire

4,700

*Note: The Yangtze river is also called the Chang Jiang.

2

Roughly how many times longer is the Nile than the Thames?

   

3

Use an atlas to find these rivers.
In which continents are the three longest rivers to be found?