Arkansas River


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Ar·kan·sas River

 (är′kən-sô′, är-kăn′zəs)
A river of the south-central United States rising in the Rocky Mountains in central Colorado and flowing about 2,350 km (1,450 mi) generally southeastward to the Mississippi River in southeast Arkansas. It was an important trade and travel route in the 19th century.
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Noun1.Arkansas River - a river that rises in the Rocky Mountains in Colorado and flows southeast through Kansas and Oklahoma and through Arkansas to become a tributary of the Mississippi RiverArkansas River - a river that rises in the Rocky Mountains in Colorado and flows southeast through Kansas and Oklahoma and through Arkansas to become a tributary of the Mississippi River
Arkansas, Land of Opportunity, AR - a state in south central United States; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War
Centennial State, Colorado, CO - a state in west central United States in the Rocky Mountains
Kansas, KS, Sunflower State - a state in midwestern United States
OK, Oklahoma, Sooner State - a state in south central United States
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The vast plain was studded on the west with innumerable hills of conical shape, such as are seen north of the Arkansas River.
On the right rose the lower spurs of the mountainous mass which extends southward to the sources of the Arkansas River, one of the great tributaries of the Missouri.
The unidentified 42-year-old woman told police she was hurled off Interstate 430 and into the Arkansas River that morning, according to (http://http://www.
Big Dam Bridge--The Pulaski County pedestrian and bicycle bridge spans the Arkansas River at Little Rock over Murray Lock and Dam and is open only to pedestrian and bicycle traffic.
Balancing our visitors safety and desires while protecting the important resources along the Arkansas River is our number one priority, said Royal Gorge Field Manager Keith Berger.
Three more people suffered injuries as the crowd fled the Power Lounge, about 1 kilometre from the Arkansas River in central Little Rock.
Arkansas River Shiner Notropis girardi, Plains Minnow Hybognathus placitus, and Peppered Chub Macrhybopsis tetranema).
The company signed the purchase and sale agreement with Arkansas River Farms, an affiliate of C&A Companies and Resource Land Holdings.
Two lines take passengers either through downtown (green line) or across the Arkansas River to North Little Rock (blue line).
Chrosomus, Pfrille, or Phoxinus), limited information on historical distribution, mis-identification of specimens, presence of hybrids, and variable morphology of the form in the Arkansas River Basin.
Wilde has reason to care: The Arkansas River shiner - not a beer but a small, silvery minnow - likes to spawn in this river, with its sandy shores.
A fire is currently threatening the world's highest suspension bridge on the Arkansas River.

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