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Encyclopedia > River Blackwater

In geography, a blackwater river has water-colour ranging from clear tea to coffee.


Independent of this technical sense, there are many individual rivers named Blackwater.


Blackwater River may refer to:

River Blackwater may refer to:


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Blackwater River State Forest/Conecuh National Forest (5557 words)
Blackwater River State Park is considered one of the purest sandbottom rivers in the world, the Blackwater River is in its natural state for almost its entire length.
Blackwater River State Forest is the largest state forest in Florida, with over 183,000 acres of woodlands, lakes, and streams.
The Blackwater River State Forest is known for its longleaf pine/wiregrass ecosystem, which when combined with Conecuh National Forest is the largest contiguous ecological community of this typ remaining in the world.
Blackwater river (543 words)
A flwater river is one with a deep, slow-moving channel that flows through forested swamps and wetlands.
The term flwater describes the appearance of the water of such rivers, which is a dark coffee color.
For this reason, flwater rivers are considered some of the cleanest natural waters in the world, most often compared to "slightly contaminated distilled water." The water chemistry of flwater also inhibits the proliferation of insect larvae, so the forests around flwater rivers tend to have less floor-dwelling mosquitoes.
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