Tennessee River


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Tennessee River

A river of the southeast United States rising in eastern Tennessee and flowing about 1,045 km (650 mi) through northern Alabama, western Tennessee, and western Kentucky to the Ohio River.
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Noun1.Tennessee River - a river formed by the confluence of two other rivers near KnoxvilleTennessee River - a river formed by the confluence of two other rivers near Knoxville; it follows a U-shaped course to become a tributary of the Ohio River in western Kentucky
Bluegrass State, Kentucky, KY - a state in east central United States; a border state during the American Civil War; famous for breeding race horses
Tennessee, TN, Volunteer State - a state in east central United States
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41 over the Tennessee River at Nickajack Lake in Marion County, TN.
Close by, in Point Park, we gazed out over the Tennessee River and, at the park entrance, read about the battles for Chattanooga during the Civil War.
In addition to operating and investing its revenues in its electric system, TVA provides flood control, navigation and land management for the Tennessee River system and assists local power companies and state and local governments with economic development and job creation.
Well, they've all got a good beat and you can dance to them, and they were all recorded between 1965 and 1973 in the tiny Tennessee River town of Muscle Shoals, Alabama.
In Alabama, the Blacknose Dace, Rhinichthys atratulus, has historically been found in almost all major tributaries of the Tennessee River basin, the Upper and Middle Coosa River tributaries, and three localities in the headwaters of the Black Warrior River basin.
Lepa recounts these events, including the victory of the Union near Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River and the Shiloh meeting-house, the forced abandonment of an important Confederate fort on the Mississippi River in Kentucky, and the political and economic factors that influenced the military strategy.
Moderate to heavy rain was moving from the gulf coast into the Tennessee River region, and freezing rain was moving from the Ohio Valley into the northeastern United States ahead of the annual Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday.
How Do You Say Goodbye is Nan's tribute to all boaters, to Jim, the love of her life and his love for the sea, of their shared experiences of boating through the Louisiana bayous, and of their adventures cruising on the Gulf, on Mobile Bay, the Tennessee River and more.
Part of the Tennessee River would then flow through Georgia, giving the state water rights it badly wants during a difficult and lengthy drought.
dombeyanus has expanded its range throughout the lake (Parmalee and Bogan, 1998; Cicerello and Schuster, 2003), and has been found downstream of the Kentucky Dam in the Tennessee River (JES pers.
Folks traveling south can board a riverboat cruise down the Tennessee River or soak in the mountain vistas surrounding Chattanooga, while in the Midwest, they can stroll through historic De Pere or hit the rides at Green Bay's Bay Beach Amusement Park.
Following Beasley and Severinghaus (1973) and Severinghaus and Beasley (1973), western Tennessee is defined as that pad of Tennessee west of the Tennessee River.

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