Unearthing buried rivers latest trend across the globe

07/16/2009 | NYTimes.com

Several cities across the globe are unearthing buried rivers that were once submerged to create room for roads and other infrastructure. The city of Yonkers, N.Y., is attempting to "daylight" 1,900 feet of the Saw Mill River, which was diverted into a giant flume during the 1920s. South Korea recently restored the Cheonggyecheon in Seoul from a forgotten storm drain into a three-mile river.

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