In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- A hanging bridge has been planned at ‘Triveni sangamam’, the confluence of three rivers in Muvattupuzha.
- Priority was also given to completing sheet piling along a 1,000 yard stretch of the Dutch River, upstream of its confluence with the River Ouse at Goole.
- According to the publication the waterfall lies on the confluence of the East Lumwana and Mumbezhi rivers.
- The confluence of the rivers Ouse and Fosse was a naturally attractive site to the military mind.
- One can see from the viewpoint or ‘lovers meet’ the confluence of the rivers Teesta and the Rangeet.
- The boatramp is situated on the Fraser fairly close to the confluence of the Harrison river, and it was on the lower Harrison that we dropped anchor.
- Along from Waiotahe is the confluence of two rivers, the Waioweka and Otara.
- The Sangameshwar temple is at the confluence of rivers Alaknanda, Varuna and Shastri and gets submerged during monsoon.
- The confluence of the two rivers also stands as a natural boundary separating three countries Mozambique, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
- From the citadel the impregnability of Ani's site is even more striking: on a peninsula at the confluence of two rivers, only one side of the city was accessible by land.
- They are strategically positioned on mountainsides, on the confluence of two rivers or overlooking valley entrances.
- Today the adit can still be seen at the confluence of the Uncompahgre River and Canyon Creek, at the base of Oak Street on the southwest side of Ouray.
- Roman remains have been located at the confluence of the rivers Thames and Fleet.
- He established his weather control scheme in the land surrounding the confluence of two rivers.
- The pair had only been dating for a few months when, according to the band's website, a shaman performed the ceremony in a canoe at the confluence of three rivers in the Amazon.
- Situated as it was at the confluence of two rivers, and yet deep inland, it was secure and at the same time easily accessible to traders.
- The large, stone main building sits on a bluff above the confluence of two rivers.
- This crosses the Calder close to its confluence with the River Ribble.
- The town is sacred because it is at the confluence of two real rivers - the Ganges and the Yamun - and one mythical one, the Saraswati.
- It sits on the border with Austria at the confluence of two rivers.
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