[Grammar] the river is the deepest at this point.

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I know that it is correct 'The river is deepest at this point.'
But is it possible to say 'the river is the deepest at this point.'?
 

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do you mind telling me the reason?
 

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The river is deep here.

It's deeper further downstream.

It's deepest at the estuary.

There's no reason to add 'the' before the superlative.
 
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