Of the following rivers, which runs through Burgundy, France?
A. Rhône River
B. Saône River
C. Gironde River
D. Dordogne River
The Saône River (pronounced sohn) runs through Burgundy from the Vosges Mountains in eastern France south to the city of Lyon. The Saône—a river that has approximately 30 locks, or gated sections, to assist ships in navigating the waters—is 268 miles long (or 431 kilometers) and is connected by canal to both the Rhine River and the Seine (famous as the river that runs through Paris). The Rhône River runs through the Rhône Valley. The Dordogne River is in Bordeaux and the Gironde is technically an estuary, not a river. It connects Bordeaux to the Atlantic Ocean.