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Guidelines for Naming

PLEASE READ CAREFULLY BEFORE NOMINATING A NAME

In order to avoid names that may be objectionable, or that lack sufficient information and images to support release promotion, please observe the following guidelines.

  1. River must be in the region identified in each table header, below.
  2. River name must start with the letter identified in each table header below.
  3. River must have its own Wikipedia page linked to https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lists_of_rivers 
    • Nominator must include link
  4. Linked page for the nominated river must include both an article about the river and at least one photo of the river.
  5. River name must not include language or connotation that is unacceptable (e.g. according to OPNFV Community Code of Conduct or the LF Events Code of conduct.)
  6. In order to avoid messaging confusion, the river name must not be a homophone (e.g. "Fenix" is a homophone of "Phoenix")
  7. LF team will conduct a final review all nominated names.  The LF team will communicate any concerns about any nominated names if they are found to be objectionable, or if they are deemed to be difficult to promote due to lack of images, or other issues.
  8. Please contact David McBride or Ray Paik with any questions.

I-release (1H'2019): Rivers in Central America, South America, or the Caribbean (CLOSED for nominations)

River NameWikipedia LinkNotes
Indianhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indian_River_(Dominica)
Iguamohttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iguamo_RiverInsufficient photographic imagery.
Iguazuhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iguazu_River
Iruyahttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iruya_River
Ichilohttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ichilo_RiverInsufficient photographic imagery.
Ibarehttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ibare_RiverInsufficient photographic imagery.
Ivinhemahttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ivinhema_RiverInsufficient photographic imagery.
Itapecuruhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Itapecuru_RiverInsufficient photographic imagery.
Itaguarihttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Itaguari_RiverInsufficient photographic imagery.
Islugahttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Isluga_River















 

H-release (2H'2018): Rivers in Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Micronesia) (CLOSED for nominations)


G-release (2H'2018): Rivers in Africa (CLOSED for nominations)

River NameLocation(s)Notes
GambiaGambia, Guinea, Senegal 
GrootSouth Africa 
GamkaWestern Cape, South Africa 
GangesIndia(B is long ago....)
GuarapoBrazilRemoved S. American river
   

F-release (1H'2018): Rivers in Australia/Oceania (CLOSED for nominations)

River NameLocation(s)Notes
Fly RiverPapua New Guinea 
Fox River2 in New Zealand 
FlindersQueensland, Australia 
Fitzroy

3 instances in Australia. [1,2,3]

A cluster of rivers... (wink)
ForbesAustralia 
FraserCanada (not US!) 
FeioBrazil 
FormosoBrazil 
FortalezzaBrazil 
FlyersAustraliaDifficulty in locating potential marketing assets
FelicinaoArgentinaDifficulty in locating potential marketing assets
FénixArgentinaDifficulty in locating potential marketing assets
FundacionColumbiaDifficulty in locating potential marketing assets
 Fenhe ChinaRemoved as Euphrates is in Asia

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