What Counts As The World’s Shortest River?

Tom Scott
If you’ve been a subscriber for a while, you probably know where this one is going. Although you may still be surprised about where I ended up going…

Montana’s Giant Springs State Park, and Lake Sumiainen in Finland, have very short rivers. Finding the shortest in the world, though: that could be trickier.

Sources:
https://www.cntraveler.com/stories/2012-06-18/d-river-lincoln-city-oregon-ken-jennings-maphead and a lot of googling for various folk tales. Also, travelling to Finland.

Here’s the co-ordinates of the Finnish river: 62.6497 N, 26.0484E

Thanks to Wren from Corridor Digital for the LA drone shot! https://twitter.com/sirwrender

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