Generic Names for Streams

Shared by Frank
Little to no data in our part of the country? How can that be?

It'll rain some more, hopefully, again .. someday. I think.

Is it a creek, a run, a stream, or a brook? Or something else entirely? Across the contiguous United States, people use different names to describe small bodies of running water. Derek Watkins made this map showing the toponyms used in different regions. Click on the first link to view a larger version.

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