Fluvius Potomacus

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Coordinata: 37°59′57″N 76°14′59″W / 37.99917°N 76.24972°W / 37.99917; -76.24972
Fluvius Potomacus
Natio Civitates Foederatae Americae
Civitates Virginia Occidentalis, Terra Mariae, Virginia, Vasingtonia, D.C.
Amnes in alium influens
 - A dextra Fluvius Shenandoah
Urbes Harpers Ferry, WV, Washington, D.C., Arlington, VA, Alexandria, VA
Fons Fairfax Stone
 - altitudo 3 060 ft (933 m)
 - coordinata 39°11′43″N 79°29′28″W / 39.19528°N 79.49111°W / 39.19528; -79.49111
Os Sinus Chesapeacus
 - locus St. Mary's County, Maryland / Northumberland County, Virginia, CFA
 - altitudo 0 ft (0 m)
 - coordinata 37°59′57″N 76°14′59″W / 37.99917°N 76.24972°W / 37.99917; -76.24972
Longitudo 383 mi (616 km)
Pelvis hydrographica 14 700 sq mi (38 073 km²)
Effluens for Washington, D.C.
 - medium 10 800 cu ft/s (306 m3/s)
 - maximum 425 000 cu ft/s (12 035 m3/s)
 - minimum 600 cu ft/s (17 m3/s)
Effluens in aliis locis (medium)
 - Point of Rocks, MD 7 320 cu ft/s (207 m3/s)
Pelvis hydrographica Fluvii Potomaci comitatus in quattuor civitatibus et Districtum Columbiae comprehendit.

Fluvius Potomacus,[1][2][3] vel Potomac,[4] vel Potomacensis,[5] vel obsoletis saeculi septimi decimi litteris Pattowomack,[6][7] in Sinum Chesapeacum influit, secundum medio-Atlanticum Civitatum Foederatarum litus. Flumen (truncus praecipuus et Ramus Septentrionalis) est circa 616 km longum, pelvem hydrographicam circa 38 000 km² siccans.[8] Plus quam 5 milliones hominum intra pelvem hydrographicam habitant.

Terrarum usus in valle Potomacensi
Despectus in Fluvium Potomacum ex Monte Vernonio

Notae[recensere | fontem recensere]

  1. "Washington precipue tribuendum est quod Potomacus flumen navigantibus accomodatum est" et "Aedes ex saxo, vetustae, vastae, ex excelso loco, Potomaci immensitatem haud procul porrectam" (in litteris a Ioanne Copley Ricardo Bellward Universitatis Cantabrigiensis anno 1795 scriptis, in William Heath Bennet, Select biographical sketches form the note-books of a law reporter (G. Routledge and Sons, 1867), Appendix, p. xv., divulgatis.
  2. "Potomacus fluvius terminus est inter Virginiam et Mariae Terram (Maryland), duas enim civitates Americanas" (Rumor Varius a Societate Latina Turicensi vol. 22, fasc. 127 [Ianuario 1999], p. 16).
  3. Potomacus pottsi, binomen novi organismi descripti anno 1966 ab Iesse C. Thompson Minor ("Potomacus pottsi n. g., n. sp., a Hymenostome Ciliate from the Potomac River," Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology 13:459–462, doi=10.1111/j.1550-7408.1966.tb01938.x).
  4. "Vernonius mons, ripâ Virginiensi Potomac fluminis, ubi duo milliaria latum, pulcherrimè situs est" (Francis Glass, A Life of George Washington, in Latin Prose, ed. J. N. Reynolds (Novi Eboraci: Harper & Brothers, 1835), pagina 133.
  5. Nonnulla organismorum binomina: Aporrhais Potomacensis, Appendicisportes potomacensis, Drewia potomacensis, Hydropsyche potomacensis, Melongena potomacensis, Platananthus potomacensis, Rhizoctonia potomacensis, Streptochetus potomacensis, Thomomys potomacensis, etc.
  6. Charta coloniam Terrae Mariae, a Carolo I Rege Caecilio Calvert, Barono Baltimorae, die 20 Iunii 1632, concessa, ait: "usque ad verum meridianum primi Fontis Fluminis de Pattowomack" (Maryland State Archives: Archives of Maryland, Volume 3: Proceedings of the Council of Maryland, 1636-1667, p. 3.
  7. John Senex, A short account of the first settlement of the provinces of Virginia, Maryland, New-York, New-Jersey, and Pennsylvania by the English (American Geographical Society, [1735] 1922), p. 9.
  8. "Facts & FAQs". Interstate Commission on the Potomac River Basin (ICPRB), Rockville, MD. 2009-09-16 


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