Apalachicola River


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Ap·a·lach·i·co·la River

 (ăp′ə-lăch′ĭ-kō′lə)
A river of northwest Florida formed by the confluence of the Flint and Chattahoochee Rivers near the Georgia border and flowing about 170 km (105 mi) south to Apalachicola Bay, an inlet of the Gulf of Mexico.
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Noun1.Apalachicola River - a river in northwestern Florida formed by the confluence of the Chattahoochee River and the Flint River at the Florida border
Everglade State, FL, Florida, Sunshine State - a state in southeastern United States between the Atlantic and the Gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War
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Situated atop a steep bluff overlooking the Apalachicola River, the fort was a haven for runaway slaves, who for generations had been fleeing slavery in the U.S.
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George Sound to the east and receives the discharge from the Apalachicola River, the largest in Florida in terms of flow volume, which has its origins in the southern Appalachian Mountains.
This history of Angola--named by Cuban fishermen--begins after the War of 1812, when the British pulled out of a garrison on the Apalachicola River called Prospect Bluff and left it to the free and armed blacks and Native Americans who had fought with them.
This is a clear victory for Florida, but the fight for our Apalachicola River and Bay is not over.
One such species, shoal bass, is found in the Apalachicola River Basin in Alabama, Georgia, and Florida, occurring throughout the Flint and Chattahoochee river watersheds.
These waterways converge at Lake Seminole at the Florida-Georgia border emptying into the Apalachicola Bay through the Apalachicola River. Looking primarily at the Chattahoochee River due to higher density of populations and density of industry we took samples of sediment and water at strategic locations from Atlanta to Lake Seminole.
Calloway discovered that four rivers flowed into one, the wide, alligator-filled Apalachicola River. In very few places do four rivers sinew together-nowhere, claimed Callaway, in fact, except the lost world of the Tigris, Euphrates, Gihon, and Pishon.
Results from logistic regression revealed that successful spawning coincided with increases in temperature within a specific range (9.4-21.5[degrees]C) and with an average drainage-dependent discharge volume (625.6 [m.sup.3]/s in the Apalachicola River and >400.7 [m.sup.3]/s in the Pascagoula River).
(20) Lake Seminole, in turn, serves as the point of origin of the Apalachicola River, which flows southward from the lake through the Florida panhandle and empties into the Apalachicola Bay in the Gulf of Mexico.
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Our study estimated the fecundity of 39 female Alabama shad from the Apalachicola River, Florida.