Clinch River


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Clinch River

 (klĭnch)
A river rising in southwest Virginia and flowing about 480 km (300 mi) generally southwest across eastern Tennessee to the Tennessee River.
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Noun1.Clinch River - a river that rises in southwestern Virginia and flows generally southwestward across eastern Tennessee to the Tennessee River
Tennessee, TN, Volunteer State - a state in east central United States
Old Dominion, Old Dominion State, VA, Virginia - a state in the eastern United States; one of the original 13 colonies; one of the Confederate States in the American Civil War
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Twentieth century changes in the freshwater mussel fauna of the Clinch River (Tennessee and Virginia).
It survives only in a single, small and isolated population in Indian Creek, a tributary to the Clinch River, and biologists racing to save it from extinction were thrilled to discover that not only were the golden riffleshell they had found all female, they were also carrying glochidia, which is what immature, young mussels are called.
In contrast with the mixed and muted results of these attempts in the Coal River valley is the Clinch River Valley Initiative, spearheaded by Dukes.
To determine the size of coal particles (less than or equal to 425 [micro]m) to use in the substrate mixtures, substrate from a site on the Clinch River with heavy deposition of coal fines was analyzed.
Some outstanding winter options for river muskies are the French Broad River in North Carolina, Melton Hill (Clinch River) near Knoxville, Tennessee, the New River, which flows northward through North Carolina, Virginia, and West Virginia, and the upper James River near Roanoke, Virginia.