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❶The largest tributary of Lake Victoria is the Kagera river. How are rivers formed?

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River Severn | River Thames. An introduction to Rivers. All rivers start at the highest point in an area. As the river flows downstream, it gains more water from other streams, rivers, springs, added rainfall, and other water sources.

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The River Nile is about 6, km (4, miles) in length and is the longest river in Africa and in the world. Although it is generally associated with Egypt, only 22% of the Nile’s course runs through Egypt. Elementary School Middle School High School. Didn't find what you need? • Ask A Librarian.

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As the river flows downstream, it gains more water from other streams, rivers, springs, added rainfall, and other water sources. A river is freshwater flowing across the surface of the land, usually to the sea. Some rivers flow into the sea but other rivers flow into lakes or bigger rivers. The start of a river is called the source. The source of a river is the furthest point on the river from its mouth.