Umpqua River


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Ump·qua River

 (ŭmp′kwô′)
A river, about 180 km (110 mi) long, of southwest Oregon rising in two branches and flowing north and west to the Pacific Ocean.
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One day, in camp by the Umpqua River, Billy bent over to begin skinning the first deer he had ever shot.
And so Billy expounded the why of like in terms of realism, in the camp by the Umpqua River, while Possum expounded it, in similar terms of fang and appetite, on the rib of deer.
57 Project: Interstate 5 South Umpqua River Veterans Bridge repair, Douglas County Owner: Oregon Department of Transportation Cost estimate: $5,000,000 $,000,000 Project team: not available 3.
But the storm also brought scattered thunder and lightning, sparking multiple small new fires in the Willamette National Forest and in the Umpqua River basin to the south.
rock creek hatchery is located on the north umpqua river, 23 miles east of roseburg, just off highway 138.
The EPA estimates it will cost more than $5 million for a partial cleanup of an abandoned copper mine in Douglas County that is leaching toxic metals into a creek that feeds the Umpqua River.
SHALALAHS a former settlement on the lower Umpqua River in western Oregon [Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico, Hodge, 1907]
During summer, sturgeon moved into estuaries not used for spawning, particularly Willapa Bay, Grays Harbor, the Umpqua River, and the Columbia River estuary, presumably to feed.
McCullough and funded by the PWA: the Rogue River Bridge (Gold Beach), Yaquina Bay Bridge (Newport), Alsea Bay Bridge (Waldport), Siuslaw River Bridge (Florence), Umpqua River Bridge (Reedsport), and Coos Bay Bridge (North Bend).
And among Oregon lighthouses, the Umpqua River Lighthouse's story is perhaps the most interesting, thanks in large part to Bradley.
Early records indicate that this subspecies was once numerous in its historic range, from the western slopes of the Cascade Mountains to the Pacific Ocean, and from Puget Sound in Washington southward to the Umpqua River Basin in southern Oregon.
We examined the diet of harbor seals in the Umpqua River, Oregon, during 1997 and 1998 to indirectly assess whether or not they were feeding in the river.