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  • Jubba River | river, Africa | Britannica.com
    Email Print Cite You may also be interested in Shebeli River Aksum Blue Nile River Atbara River Sobat River Awash River Gash River Tekezē River Dinder River Rahad River Africa Somalia Keep exploring Africa at Random Fact or Fiction Hit the Road Quiz It s All in the Name Nutritional Powerhouses 8 Foods That Pack a Nutritional Punch 8 Incredible Swimming Feats What made you want to look up Jubba River To From Subject Comments Please limit to 900 characters Cancel FEATURED QUIZZES Vocabulary Quiz True or False Spell It See More Quizzes MORE QUIZZES Batter Up Nuts Seeds and Legumes Fact or Fiction Tour de France Fact or Fiction See More Quizzes About Us About Our Ads Contact Us Privacy Policy Terms of Use 2016 Encyclopædia Britannica Inc MLA style Jubba River Encyclopædia Britannica Encyclopædia Britannica Online Encyclopædia Britannica Inc 2016 Web 12 Feb 2016 http www britannica com place Jubba River APA style Jubba River 2016 In Encyclopædia Britannica Retrieved from http www britannica com place Jubba River Harvard style Jubba River 2016 Encyclopædia Britannica Online Retrieved 12 February 2016 from http www britannica com place Jubba River Chicago Manual of Style Encyclopædia Britannica Online s v Jubba River accessed February 12 2016 http www britannica com place Jubba River While every effort has been made to follow citation style rules there may be some discrepancies Please refer to the appropriate style manual or other sources if you have any questions Update Link Click anywhere inside the article to add text or insert superscripts subscripts and special characters You can also highlight a section and use the tools in this bar to modify existing content Add links to related Britannica articles You can double click any word or highlight a word or phrase in the text below and

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  • Sobat River | river, Africa | Britannica.com
    Comments Share Email Print Cite You may also be interested in Blue Nile River Jubba River Shebeli River Awash River Atbara River Gash River Tekezē River Rahad River Dinder River Africa Nile River Aksum Keep exploring Africa at Random Fact or Fiction Hit the Road Quiz International Waters 6 Exotic Diseases That Could Come to a Town Near You 9 Fun Facts About Sleep What made you want to look up Sobat River To From Subject Comments Please limit to 900 characters Cancel FEATURED QUIZZES Vocabulary Quiz True or False Spell It See More Quizzes MORE QUIZZES The Human Body Fact or Fiction Cuisine of India Wimbledon See More Quizzes About Us About Our Ads Contact Us Privacy Policy Terms of Use 2016 Encyclopædia Britannica Inc MLA style Sobat River Encyclopædia Britannica Encyclopædia Britannica Online Encyclopædia Britannica Inc 2016 Web 12 Feb 2016 http www britannica com place Sobat River APA style Sobat River 2016 In Encyclopædia Britannica Retrieved from http www britannica com place Sobat River Harvard style Sobat River 2016 Encyclopædia Britannica Online Retrieved 12 February 2016 from http www britannica com place Sobat River Chicago Manual of Style Encyclopædia Britannica Online s v Sobat River accessed February 12 2016 http www britannica com place Sobat River While every effort has been made to follow citation style rules there may be some discrepancies Please refer to the appropriate style manual or other sources if you have any questions Update Link Click anywhere inside the article to add text or insert superscripts subscripts and special characters You can also highlight a section and use the tools in this bar to modify existing content Add links to related Britannica articles You can double click any word or highlight a word or phrase in the text below and then select an

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  • Awash River | river, Ethiopia | Britannica.com
    made you want to look up Awash River To From Subject Comments Please limit to 900 characters Cancel FEATURED QUIZZES Vocabulary Quiz True or False Spell It See More Quizzes MORE QUIZZES Super Bowl A Serving of Asparagus Fact or Fiction The Olympics Fact or Fiction See More Quizzes About Us About Our Ads Contact Us Privacy Policy Terms of Use 2016 Encyclopædia Britannica Inc MLA style Awash River Encyclopædia Britannica Encyclopædia Britannica Online Encyclopædia Britannica Inc 2016 Web 12 Feb 2016 http www britannica com place Awash River APA style Awash River 2016 In Encyclopædia Britannica Retrieved from http www britannica com place Awash River Harvard style Awash River 2016 Encyclopædia Britannica Online Retrieved 12 February 2016 from http www britannica com place Awash River Chicago Manual of Style Encyclopædia Britannica Online s v Awash River accessed February 12 2016 http www britannica com place Awash River While every effort has been made to follow citation style rules there may be some discrepancies Please refer to the appropriate style manual or other sources if you have any questions Update Link Click anywhere inside the article to add text or insert superscripts subscripts and special characters You can also highlight a section and use the tools in this bar to modify existing content Add links to related Britannica articles You can double click any word or highlight a word or phrase in the text below and then select an article from the search box Or simply highlight a word or phrase in the article then enter the article name or term you d like to link to in the search box below and select from the list of results Note we do not allow links to external resources in editor Please click the Web sites link for this article to

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  • Africa at Random: Fact or Fiction? | Britannica.com
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  • Hit the Road Quiz | Britannica.com
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  • It’s All in the Name Quiz | Britannica.com
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  • 12 Peculiar Phobias | Britannica.com
    a fear of balloons 8 Porphyrophobia Michael Busselle Corbis This is a fear of the color purple and we don t mean the Alice Walker novel though that might scare a person with bibliophobia a fear of books 7 Sesquipedalophobia Ablestock Jupiterimages Someone with this phobia has a fear of long words which makes whoever came up with the term rather mean 6 Chiroptophobia Joe McDonald Corbis This is a fear of bats You know those creepy flying mammals that sleep upside down and sometimes suck blood 5 Macrophobia Naashon Zalk AP This is a fear of long waits which will likely afflict most people headed to the DMV 4 Lachanophobia Corbis A phobia that affects children everywhere it s the fear of vegetables 3 Anthophobia William Manning Corbis A fear of flowers because sometimes daisies are just plain scary 2 Hippophobia Scott Smudsky Fear of hippopotamuses No it s the fear of horses 1 Omphalophobia Geniophobia and Genuphobia Encyclop dia Britannica Inc Fear of belly buttons chins and knees respectively Your Reaction 9 Fun Facts About Sleep 7 Scary Surgical Instruments Then and Now MORE Health Medicine LISTS 6 Common Infections We Wish Never Existed 7 Vestigial Features of the Human Body 9 Fun Facts About Sleep View All Comments Britannica Stories Behind The News Philosophy Religion Healing the Schism Pope Meets Patriarch Behind The News Science Gravitational Waves Observed Spotlight History Thomas Malthus s 250th Birthday See More Stories FEATURED QUIZZES Vocabulary Quiz True or False Spell It See More Quizzes About Us About Our Ads Contact Us Privacy Policy Terms of Use 2016 Encyclopædia Britannica Inc MLA style 12 Peculiar Phobias Encyclopædia Britannica Encyclopædia Britannica Online Encyclopædia Britannica Inc 2016 Web 12 Feb 2016 http www britannica com list 12 peculiar phobias APA style 12 Peculiar Phobias

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  • 8 Incredible Swimming Feats | Britannica.com
    Dawn Fraser dominates the 100 meter freestyle 1956 1960 1964 AFP Getty Images Australia produces more than its fair share of champion swimmers but the all time greatest might be Dawn Fraser Despite the distractions of constantly clashing with the Australian swimming authorities over a variety of minor infractions she easily won the gold in swimming s marquee event the 100 meter freestyle in Melbourne in 1956 and Rome in 1960 In March of 1964 Fraser was badly injured in a car wreck that also killed her mother Yet she somehow managed to defend her Olympic title in Tokyo that summer making her the first swimmer ever to win the same event in three consecutive Olympics Discipline issues at the Tokyo games led to Fraser s being banned from Australian swimming for ten years essentially forcing her to retire while still in her prime It s not hard to imagine that Fraser could have won the Olympic 100 meters one more time in 1968 4 Abdul Latif Abu Heif crosses Lake Michigan 1963 Bullaty Lomeo The Image Bank Getty Images If you had walked past the Egyptian marathon swimmer Abu Heif on the street you probably wouldn t have pegged him for one of the greatest athletes in the history of sports Standing at five feet ten inches with a body weight that ranged from 200 to 240 pounds he didn t exactly fit the stereotype of the tall slim sportsman But pity the poor ectomorphs who had to swim against him with seemingly inexhaustible physical reserves the Nile Crocodile always had something left for a sprint finish at the end of a multi hour race when his competitors were usually just grateful to be alive It s hard to pick out a single Abu Heif swim in a career of mind boggling accomplishments but as a Chicagoan your correspondent is partial to his 1963 victory in a 60 mile race across Lake Michigan He finished in about 35 hours which is approximately 34 hours and 50 minutes more than most of us can tolerate in that chilly choppy water 3 Mark Spitz goes seven for seven 1972 Tony Duffy Getty Images Mark Spitz had plenty of reasons to be confident when he arrived in Mexico City for the 1968 Olympics After all he was a certified swimming prodigy a 17 year old with 10 world records under his belt Was it a great idea for him to publicly boast that would win six gold medals Probably not he ended up winning only two both in relays But the disappointment in Mexico helped push him to an even greater achievement In the Munich Olympics in 1972 he won gold medals in all seven of his events setting seven world records in the process And he did it in style wearing a moustache that none of today s drag obsessed swimmers would have dared to try 2 Lynne Cox swims from the U S to Russia 1987 Dave Cohoe In the

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