Confluences around the World


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Below is a selection of 10 incredible confluences around the world. Confluences are where two or more different bodies of water, normally rivers, meet giving often dramatic visual contrast.

Confluence of the Arve and Rhone rivers in Geneva, Switzerland
source: reddit

Confluence of the Danube, Inn, and Liz rivers in Passau, Germany
source: flickr

Confluence of the Ohio and Mississippi rivers in Cairo, Illinois.
source: nasa

Confluence of the Jailing and Yangtze rivers in Chongqing, China

 

Confluence of the Rio Negro and Rio Solimoes near Manaus, Brazil
source: immelman284

Confluence of the Colorado and Green Rivers in Canyonlands National Park, Utah
source: wikipedia

Confluence of the Fraser and Thompson Rivers in Lytton, BC, Canada
source: siacob on flickr

Confluence of the Alaknanda and Bhagirathi rivers in Devprayag, India
source: wikipedia

Confluence of the Mosel and Rhine rivers in Klobenz, Germanysource: peter jansen

Confluence of the Danuve and Drava rivers near Osijek, Croatia
source: amazon of europe

source: confluences around the world on twistedsifter

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