potamologist

potamologist

(ˌpɒtəˈmɒlədʒɪst)
n
(Physical Geography) a specialist in potamology
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A Textual Potamologist attempts to transcend traditional disciplinary structure, abandoning the cubicle, the lab, the library, and the study, walking out of such chambers into the confusion of the present, to study the lives of the river, the "calligraphy of lights on the night/freeways of Los Angeles," to hear the owl, clear as a bell, calling us out, calling us forth, calling us home, to a nature behind the common.
Geography 101: Gura River, which flows from the Aberdares, is recognised by by potamologists (people who study rivers) as the fastest-flowing river in Africa (Internet sources) fastest-flowing river in Africa.