Coosa River


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Coo·sa River

 (ko͞o′sə)
A river rising in northwest Georgia and flowing about 460 km (285 mi) southwest through eastern Alabama to join the Tallapoosa River near Montgomery and form the Alabama River.
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Noun1.Coosa River - river that rises in northwestern Georgia and flows southwest through eastern Alabama to join the Tallapoosa River near Montgomery and form the Alabama RiverCoosa River - river that rises in northwestern Georgia and flows southwest through eastern Alabama to join the Tallapoosa River near Montgomery and form the Alabama River
Alabama, Camellia State, Heart of Dixie, AL - a state in the southeastern United States on the Gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War
Empire State of the South, Georgia, Peach State, GA - a state in southeastern United States; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War
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According to ADCNR Fisheries Section Chief Stan Cook, the restoration of flow down the original Coosa River channel is a remarkable event and is the result of years of hard work by the individuals and groups involved in the project.
Completed in December of 2013, this $250 million gaming casino features an 85,000 square foot gaming floor with 2,500 games and an attached 20 story luxury hotel to capitalize on the spectacular views of the nearby Coosa River.
TRANSPORTATION OF SUPPLIES "CANNOT BE EFFECTED AT THIS TIME, IF IT EVER CAN BY MEANS OF THE RIVER": THE COOSA RIVER AND THE CREEK INDIAN WAR.
14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Wind Creek Wetumpka, a luxury casino and hotel development built on the banks of the stunningly beautiful Coosa River, will open its doors to the public for the first time Tuesday.
This is very similar to the movement of the striped bass in the Coosa River, where the main spawning site was located approximately 48 RK above Lake Weiss (12).
Now, researchers have found a population of one of those species-a freshwater limpet last seen more than 60 years ago and presumed extinct-in a tributary of the heavily dammed Coosa River in Alabama's Mobile River Basin.
It was only known to survive in five areas within the lower Coosa River drainage in Alabama.
Using Rome as a base, they collected and studied the fishes from the headwaters of the Coosa River, as well as the adjacent Chattahoochee and Altamaha river drainages.
She had fished a tournament during the regular season on the Coosa River, the same river system that feeds the lake where the championship was held.
The proposed critical habitat includes portions of the Tombigbee River drainage in Mississippi and Alabama; portions of the Black Warrior River drainage in Alabama; portions of the Alabama River drainage in Alabama; portions of the Cahaba River drainage in Alabama; portions of the Tallapoosa River drainage in Alabama and Georgia; and portions of the Coosa River drainage in Alabama, Georgia, and Tennessee.
Narcotics Detective Billy Vasser, who claimed to have nearly rescued a baby from the Coosa River following an anonymous tip Tuesday, apparently has a history of getting involved in situations that provide him with opportunities to be a hero, sources told the Associated Press.
The grants, provided by the Alabama Power Foundation, were awarded as part of a history competition designed to raise student awareness about the role of the Gadsden area, the Coosa River and the steam plant in the development of an interconnected electric system throughout Alabama.