determine the direction of flow of the river .If you are on the beach have, watch the random objects floating on the water surface.It can be wood chips, boards, driftwood.If the reference point is detected, the drain water paper boat, float or splinter.In the direction of the object, you will see where the river flows.
If you float down the river, or are in the water, look at visible on Beach have items - bushes, rocks, home.You will move to the right or left of them, and
in this area again, determine where the river flows.
If you look at a map, found in the river source (its origin) and the mouth (the place where the waters flow into the lake or sea).The flow of the river always directed from the source to the mouth.
Stand facing the direction of flow of the river or position the map accordingly.Worldwide, it is assumed that Beach on your right - right Beach .Accordingly, to your left is the left bank of river .
can also define Beach and on natural signs.Right Beach river always a high and steep, prone to collapses, and the left - flat and low-lying, flood-prone spills and floods.It is generally known as "Beer's law" applies to the rivers of the northern hemisphere flowing from north to south.The rivers wash away your right Beach , leaving sand and sediments on the left.Explaining this phenomenon is the rotation of our planet from west to east.You can see that the rivers of the southern hemisphere, the same law is valid in reverse - a steep left bank of and flat right .
You can define right Beach navigable river of navigation marks, according to "the rules of navigation on inland waterways of the Russian Federation."Stop sign on the right bank of have river red and black or red and white, and on the left - black and white.At night, the lights of the left navigable Beach and the light green, white or flashing white light, and the lights right - always red.