This river acts as a political boundary between New Jersey and New York. Its basin covers 36,260 square km and is 315 miles (507km long)

7. The Yellow River

Depth – 80 meters (262 ft)The Yellow River

The Yellow River, also known as the Huang He, and formerly known as the Hwang Ho, is the second largest river in China after the Yangtze River. It is also the 6th largest and longest river in the world with an estimated length of 5,464 kilometers and its average discharge is said to be 2,110 cubic meters per second.

The river is mainly notable for the huge amount of silt it carries. The river is called yellow because of it perennial color in the lower part, which comes from erosion of soil which is carried downward.

6. The Amazon River

Depth – 91 meters (300ft)The Amazon River

The Amazon River is the second longest river in the world after the Nile River and the largest river in terms of water flow.

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