Colorado River


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Colorado River

1. A river of the southwest United States rising in the Rocky Mountains and flowing about 2,350 km (1,450 mi) southwest through the Colorado Plateau of western Colorado, southeast Utah, and western Arizona to the Gulf of California in northwest Mexico. In Arizona it flows along the borders of Nevada and California. The most spectacular of its many gorges is the Grand Canyon.
2. A river rising in northwest Texas and flowing about 1,450 km (900 mi) southeast to an inlet of the Gulf of Mexico.
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Noun1.Colorado River - a river in TexasColorado River - a river in Texas; flows southeast into the Gulf of Mexico
Lone-Star State, Texas, TX - the second largest state; located in southwestern United States on the Gulf of Mexico
2.Colorado River - an important river in the southwestern United States; rises in the Rocky Mountains of northern Colorado and flows southwest through Utah into Arizona (where it flows through the Grand Canyon) and then southward through the southern tip of Nevada, then forming the border between California and Arizona and finally into Mexico where it empties into the Gulf of California; the main source of water in the southwestern United States
Mexico, United Mexican States - a republic in southern North America; became independent from Spain in 1810
Arizona, Grand Canyon State, AZ - a state in southwestern United States; site of the Grand Canyon
Centennial State, Colorado, CO - a state in west central United States in the Rocky Mountains
Battle Born State, Nevada, NV, Sagebrush State, Silver State - a state in the southwestern United States
Beehive State, Mormon State, Utah, UT - a state in the western United States; settled in 1847 by Mormons led by Brigham Young
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The heat of the desert followed the heat of the hills as they turned east to the Needles and the Colorado River. The car cracked in the utter drought and glare, and they put crushed ice to Mrs.
Will Falk's touching ode to a major ecosystem How Dams Fall personifies the Colorado River.
Firstly, we demonstrate that rare events (say, three sigma deviation events) are more strongly correlated than two sigma events for a Gaussian field having the power spectrum measured for Colorado River flows.
In February, 20 of us from Arizona gathered together in the Grand Canyon to talk about the Colorado River and the need for us to take action to protect this precious resource provided by God.
The essays relate to the Grand CanyonAEs ancient beginnings, the Postcard Rocks, how the Colorado River carved the Grand Canyon, its first people, tribes that called the Grand Canyon their home, John Wesley Powell, territorial and water disputes, the historic sites of the Colorado River, the Grand Canyon and modern Christian fundamentalism, and the future of the Grand Canyon.
18, 2017, and March 22, 2017), the two countries have quietly reached an agreement to extend a longstanding treaty over sharing of water on the Colorado River and the Rio Grande, known in Mexico as the Rio Bravo.
22 June 2017 - US-based midstream MLP Noble Midstream Partners LP (NYSE: NBLX) has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire additional interests in Colorado River DevCo LP and Blanco River DevCo LP for USD 270m from Noble Energy, Inc.
Four short years later, (https://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/06/us/colorado-river-drought-forces-a-painful-reckoning-for-states.html) they had lost enough water to supply California its (https://wrrc.arizona.edu/publications/arroyo-newsletter/sharing-colorado-river-water-history-public-policy-and-colorado-river) legally apportioned share of Colorado River water for more than five years.
The film dives into the essential role of the Colorado River in Western agriculture, and its impact on small farmers.
The visit included a tour of the Hoover Dam on the Colorado River, and focused on sharing experiences about building dams in different countries, managing the dams' flow, and stored water.
A prime example is the Grand Canyon section of the Colorado River, where physical characteristics have been altered since the construction of Glen Canyon Dam (GCD) leading to seasonally reduced flow, temperature, and sediment transport (Gloss and Coggins, 2005).

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