River

A man collects coconuts thrown as offerings by worshippers into the Sabarmati river, a day after the immersion of idols of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, in Ahmedabad, India

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A man collects coconuts thrown as offerings by worshippers into the Sabarmati river, a day after the immersion of idols of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, in Ahmedabad, India

Zebras walk towards crossing wildebeest in the Mara river during the annual wildebeest migration in the Masai Mara game reserve on September 13, 2016.  / AFP PHOTO / CARL DE SOUZACARL DE SOUZA/AFP/Getty Images

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Zebras walk towards crossing wildebeest in the Mara river during the annual wildebeest migration in the Masai Mara game reserve 

A man walks on a temporary bamboo bridge during heavy rains on the banks of river Ganga in Allahabad, India

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A man walks on a temporary bamboo bridge during heavy rains on the banks of river Ganges in Allahabad, India

A Sadhu or a Hindu holy man walks on the banks of the river Ganges during a dust storm in Allahabad, India, June 9, 2016. REUTERS/Jitendra Prakash

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A Sadhu or a Hindu holy man walks on the banks of the river Ganges during a dust storm in Allahabad, India

An Indian Hindu devotee arrives early morning at the banks of Sangam, the confluence of the Ganges, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati River, during the Makar Sankranti festival in Allahabad, India, Friday, Jan. 15, 2016. Makar Sankranti marks the beginning of the sun's northward movement according to the solar calendar and considered to be auspicious.

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An Indian Hindu devotee arrives early morning at the banks of Sangam, the confluence of the Ganges, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati River, during the Makar Sankranti festival in Allahabad, India, Friday

People play ice hockey on the frozen Liangmahe River in Beijing

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People play ice hockey on the frozen Liangmahe River in Beijing 

A man with an umbrella walks alongside the river Spree on a rainy winter day in Berlin, Germany, Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016.

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A man with an umbrella walks alongside the river Spree on a rainy winter day in Berlin, Germany, Tuesday

Greek Orthodox faithful wait for the Greek Orthodox Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I to throw a wooden crucifix into the Golden Horn in Istanbul, Turkey...Greek Orthodox faithful wait for the Greek Orthodox Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I (not pictured) to throw a wooden crucifix into the Golden Horn in Istanbul, Turkey, January 6, 2016. Greek Orthodox faithful swam to retrieve the wooden crucifix thrown by Greek Orthodox Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I into the Golden Horn in Bosphorus during Epiphany Day celebrations.

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Greek Orthodox faithful wait for the Greek Orthodox Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I to throw a wooden crucifix into the Golden Horn in Istanbul, Turkey on Wednesday. Greek Orthodox faithful swam to retrieve the wooden crucifix during the Epiphany Day celebrations

Men dance in the icy winter waters of th...Men dance in the icy winter waters of the Tundzha river in the town of Kalofer as part of the Epiphany Day celebrations on January 6, 2016.  As a tradition, an Eastern Orthodox priest throws a cross in the river and it is believed that the one who retrieves it will be healthy through the year as well as all those who dance in the icy waters.

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Men dance in the icy winter waters of the Tundzha river in the town of Kalofer as part of the Epiphany Day celebrations. As a tradition, an Eastern Orthodox priest throws a cross in the river and it is believed that the one who retrieves it will be healthy through the year as well as all those who dance in the icy waters 

A motor boat sails along the Yenisei River, with the air temperature at about minus 20 degrees Celsius (minus 4 degrees Fahrenheit), outside the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, Russia, on Tuesday

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A motor boat sails along the Yenisei River, with the air temperature at about minus 20 degrees Celsius (minus 4 degrees Fahrenheit), outside the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, Russia, on Tuesday

Glenridding after the river in the town in Cumbria burst its banks again following continued rainfall last night

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Glenridding after the river in the town in Cumbria burst its banks again following continued rainfall overnight on Thursday

Children play soccer on the bank of the Ayeyarwaddy river in Mandalay, Myanmar, Tuesday Dec. 8, 2015

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Children play football on the bank of the Ayeyarwaddy river in Mandalay, Myanmar on Tuesday

A jogger is silhouetted as he passes by a bridge over the river Elbe in Dresden, eastern Germany, Friday morning, Dec. 4, 2015.

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A jogger is silhouetted as he passes by a bridge over the river Elbe in Dresden, eastern Germany, Friday morning

Indian Hindu devotees offer prayers during the 'Chhat Puja' on the banks of the Brahmaputra River in Guwahati on November 17, 2015. Devotees pay obeisance to both the rising and the setting sun during the Chhath Festival, expressing thanks and seeking the blessings of the forces of nature, mainly the sun and rivers.

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Indian Hindu devotees offer prayers during the ‘Chhat Puja’ on the banks of the Brahmaputra River in Guwahati on Tuesday. Devotees pay obeisance to both the rising and the setting sun during the Chhath Festival, expressing thanks and seeking the blessings of the forces of nature, mainly the sun and rivers

A Filipino informal settler boy frolics at a polluted coastline at a fishing village in Paranaque city, south of Manila, Philippines, on Friday. Street vendors and homeless people near the APEC 2015 venues have been rounded up, while protesters were told that they demonstrate only in designated areas away from the site of the summit.

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A Filipino informal settler boy frolics at a polluted coastline at a fishing village in Paranaque city, south of Manila, Philippines, on Friday

A river gull flies over reflection of a Gazela (Gazelle) bridge on the Sava river in Belgrade, Serbia, Friday, Nov. 6, 2015. Weather forecasts predict good weather conditions in Serbia for upcoming days

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A river gull flies over reflection of a Gazela (Gazelle) bridge on the Sava river in Belgrade, Serbia, Friday

A cyclist drives past wafts of mist rising from a tributary of the Weisse Elster river in Leipzig, eastern Germany, on Tuesday

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A cyclist drives past wafts of mist rising from a tributary of the Weisse Elster river in Leipzig, eastern Germany, on Tuesday

An Indian boy throws domestic garbage into the already polluted Yamuna river in New Delhi on October 23, 2015. Considered one of the holiest rivers in India, the Yamuna River has been dying a slow death from pollution for decades despite the investment of millions of dollars to preserve its ecosystem. According to the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) which monitors the water quality of the Yamuna in Delhi, seventy percent of the pollution in the river is from untreated sewage while the remaining thirty percent is from industrial sources, agricultural run-off and domestic garbage

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An Indian boy throws domestic garbage into the already polluted Yamuna river in New Delhi on Friday. Considered one of the holiest rivers in India, the Yamuna River has been dying a slow death from pollution for decades despite the investment of millions of dollars to preserve its ecosystem

Malaysian youths cool off in a river as schools remain closed due to hazy conditions in Hulu Langat on Tuesday. Malaysia

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Malaysian youths cool off in a river as schools remain closed due to hazy conditions in Hulu Langat on Tuesday

Pakistani students cross a makeshift bridge in Peshawar, Pakistan, Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015. The previous bridge was washed away in a flood.

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Pakistani students cross a makeshift bridge in Peshawar, Pakistan on Tuesday. The previous bridge was washed away in a flood