Monongahela River facts for kids
The Monongahela River ( mə-NONG-gə-HEE-lə -hay-) — often referred to locally as the Mon — is a 130-mile-long (210 km) river on the Allegheny Plateau in north-central West Virginia and southwestern Pennsylvania, which flows from south to north. The Monongahela joins the Allegheny River to form the Ohio River at Pittsburgh.
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The South Tenth Street Bridge over the Monongahela River in Pittsburgh in 2005
The Monongahela River in Fairmont, West Virginia, in 2006
Opekiska Lock and Dam on the Monongahela River near Fairmont, West Virginia, at river mile 115 (185 km)
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