Alabama River


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Alabama River

A river formed in central Alabama north of Montgomery by the confluence of the Coosa and Tallapoosa Rivers and flowing about 510 km (315 mi) southwest to join the Tombigbee River.
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Noun1.Alabama River - a river in Alabama formed by the confluence of the Coosa and Tallapoosa Rivers near MontgomeryAlabama River - a river in Alabama formed by the confluence of the Coosa and Tallapoosa Rivers near Montgomery; flows southwestward to become a tributary of the Mobile 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
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A few hundred marchers, mostly black, had crossed the Edmund Pettus Bridge on the Alabama River to begin what had been billed, a little tentatively, as a march to the state capital, Montgomery, some 54 miles east.
The Alabama River population of southeastern blue sucker has been estimated to range from 773 to 1275 individuals (Mettee et al., 2004).
GEOGRAPHY: The area of Gee's Bend is so called because of the hairpin turn in the Alabama River that surrounds Boykin Alabama on three sides.
We locate old stumps in the Alabama River 8 to 10 feet tall in 18 feet of water that are 4 to 5 feet in diameter.
US president Barack Obama paid tribute to civil rights heroes by leading a symbolic march across an Alabama river crossing made famous on America's "Bloody Sunday".
US president Barack Obama has paid tribute to civil rights heroes by leading a symbolic march across an Alabama river crossing made famous on America's "Bloody Sunday'" The event marks an incident when police beat people marching across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, 50 years ago, as they protested over their lack of voting rights.
In the middle of rural Alabama, a couple of hours' drive from Montgomery, is what appears to be an insignificant place called Gee's Bend, where a ferry takes you across the Alabama River to Camden.
I also fish Black Water River and the Alabama River fairly often for flatheads.
Plectomerus dombeyanus is commonly found in Gulf drainage streams from the Alabama River west to eastern Texas, including the lower Mississippi River to its confluence with the Ohio River (Parmalee and Bogan, 1998; Williams et al., 2008).

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