Altamaha River

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Al·ta·ma·ha River

A river of southeast Georgia formed by the confluence of the Oconee and Ocmulgee Rivers and flowing about 210 km (130 mi) generally east-southeast to Altamaha Sound, an inlet of the Atlantic Ocean.
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Prosecutors said all three defendants knew that CSX Transportation, which owned the trestle spanning the Altamaha River, had denied them permission in writing to film on its tracks.
The species was known to navigate streams and rivers from the Altamaha River drainage in Georgia north to the Yadkin-Pee Dee River drainage in North Carolina.
According to the Hollywood Reporter, the 64-year-old actor was cast as Allman in the Randall Miller-helmed movie which was being filmed on a trestle that crosses the Altamaha River in rural Georgia.
anisurum are now recognized as the notchlip redhorse Moxostoma collapsum (Nelson et al., 2004), which is common and generally distributed in major drainages from the Roanoke River in Virginia to the Altamaha River of Georgia.
I walk on sandy soil, through an understory of palmetto beneath a canopy of live oak, loblolly pine, river birch, sweetgum, and baldcypress until I reach the Altamaha River. Here my path crosses that of John Bartram who was on a very similar quest with his son William in 1765.
During one session, the fictional situation was replaced with an actual one in which landowners near Fort Stewart needed technical and financial help to manage nearly 2500 acres of family owned land, some of it in the Altamaha River drainage, a natural resource priority area for the Georgia DNR.
Francis River in Arkansas, south and westward into Oklahoma and Texas, and eastward along the Gulf Coast to the Altamaha River basin in Georgia (Richards 1963).
Perry landed a 22-pound, 4-ounce leviathan on Georgia's Altamaha River, the world's biggest largemouth hailed from a lake in tiny San Antonio, Florida, just two hours north of Sarasota.
(1988) found a clear genetic division among populations of another livebearing fish, Gambusia holbrooki, at the Altamaha River. The level of genetic diversity between southern and northern populations of G.