The Berbice River, located in eastern Guyana, rises in the highlands of the Rupununi region. The Berbice flows northward for 370 miles (595 km) through dense forests to the coastal plain. The town of New Amsterdam is situated on the river’s east bank, approximately four miles inside the river’s estuary, where it enters the Atlantic Ocean. A ferry crosses the river from New Amsterdam to Rosignol. ...more on Wikipedia about "Berbice River"
The Corentyne / Courantyne / Corantijn River is a river in northern South America. The river originates in the Acarai Mountains and flows northward for approximately 700 km (450 miles) between Guyana and Suriname, emptying into the Atlantic Ocean near Corriverton, Guyana and Nieuw Nickerie, Suriname. A ferry service operates between these two towns. ...more on Wikipedia about "Courantyne River"
The Cuyuni River is a river in northern Guyana and eastern Venezuela, in places it serves as the boarder between the two countries. The Kamaria Hydroelectric Power site is located on the Cuyuni River in Guyana, the river is also a source of alluvial gold. ...more on Wikipedia about "Cuyuni River"
The Demerara River is a river in eastern Guyana that rises in the central rainforests of the country and flows to the north for 346 kilometres without tributaries until it reaches the Atlantic Ocean. Georgetown, Guyana's largest seaport and capital, is situated on the river's mouth. The Demerara's estuary is narrow and the flowrate is rapid. This scouring action maintains a 5-6 metre deep direct channel to the ocean. ...more on Wikipedia about "Demerara River"
The Essequibo River is the longest river in Guyana, and the largest river between the Orinoco and Amazon. Rising in the Acarai Mountains near the Brazil-Guyana border, the Essequibo flows to the north for 1,000 kilometres through forest and savanna into the Atlantic Ocean. There are countless rapids and waterfalls along the route of the Essequibo, and its 20km wide estuary is dotted with numerous small islands. It enters the Atlantic 21km from Georgetown, the capital city of Guyana. ...more on Wikipedia about "Essequibo River"
The Ireng River (or Maú River) forms part of Guyana's western border with Brazil. It flows through the valleys of the Pakaraima Mountains for most of its length. It is the only major river in Guyana which flows from North to South. It is one of the northernmost tributaries of the Amazon river system. ...more on Wikipedia about "Ireng River"
The Mazaruni River is a river in northern Guyana, running from its source in the remote western forests to its confluence with the Cuyuni River near Bartica. The river is a source of alluvial gold. A few miles west of Bartica, there was an unsuccessful attempt to establish a hard-rock gold mine in 1888. ...more on Wikipedia about "Mazaruni River" Come again to http://www.shortopedia.com
The Moruka River is a river in the Barima-Waini region of northern Guyana. ...more on Wikipedia about "Moruka River"
Pomeroon: River in Guyana, South America. On the banks of the Pomeroon river Dutch colonists started their trade with the indian tribes during the late 16th and early 17th century. Under the command of the Dutch West India Company plantations were set up and African slaves were forced to work on the plantations. A small town called Nieuw Middelburg was formed, and the fortress Nova Zeelandia was built to protect the small colony. French privateers were a serious menace to the small colony. The French visited the colony in 1689 and destroyed it completely, the buildings and sugar-mills were burned and the slaves were taken away to French colonies. The plantations were not restored, and the colony was abandoned. By the end of the 18th century planters started developing plantations again on the banks of the Pomeroon. Now the Pomeroon was part of the Dutch colony Essequibo and Demerara. In 1796 the British conquered the colony Essequibo and Demerara, because The Netherlands had become allies of France. At the Peace treaty of Amiens the colony was returned to the Dutch but it was reclaimed by the British within a year. At the London Convention of 1814 it was decided that Essequibo and Demerara (the Pomeroon river included) and Berbice had to be ceded to the United Kingdom and was made part of British Guiana in 1831. ...more on Wikipedia about "Pomeroon"
The Potaro River is a river in Guyana, South America. ...more on Wikipedia about "Potaro River"
The Rupununi River is a river in Guyana, originating in the Kanuku Mountains. The Rupununi River drains into the Essequibo River but is also part of the Amazon River watershed. During the rainy season it is connected to the Takutu River by the flooded Pirara Creek, draining the vast swamps of the Parima or Amaku Lake. ...more on Wikipedia about "Rupununi River"
The Waini River is a river in the Barima-Waini region of northern Guyana. It flows into the Atlantic Ocean near the border with Venezuela. It is part of the vast Orinoco River delta swamp forest. ...more on Wikipedia about "Waini River"
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