Lengths of Major North American Rivers
This data set gives the lengths (in miles) of 141 “major” rivers in North America, as compiled by the US Geological Survey.
A vector containing 141 observations.
World Almanac and Book of Facts, 1975, page 406.
McNeil, D. R. (1977). Interactive Data Analysis. New York: Wiley.
octave.dataset.rivers; longest_river = max (rivers) shortest_river = min (rivers)