Kansas River


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Kansas River

Locally known as Kaw River  (kô)
A river of northeast Kansas formed by the confluence of the Republican and Smoky Hill Rivers and flowing about 270 km (170 mi) eastward to the Missouri River at Kansas City.
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Noun1.Kansas River - a river in northeastern KansasKansas River - a river in northeastern Kansas; flows eastward to become a tributary of the Missouri River
Kansas, KS, Sunflower State - a state in midwestern United States
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They found the prairies saturated with the heavy cold rains, prevalent in certain seasons of the year in this part of the country, the wagon wheels sank deep in the mire, the horses were often to the fetlock, and both steed and rider were completely jaded by the evening of the 12th, when they reached the Kansas River; a fine stream about three hundred yards wide, entering the Missouri from the south.
(No, that "15" isn't a typo.) And on Thanksgiving weekend, bowhunter Kyle Martin dropped a huge typical, which he stalked as the buck attended a doe near a Kansas river.
USFWS 2000 biological opinion on the operation of the Missouri River main stem reservoir system, operation and maintenance ot the Missouri River bank stabilization and navigation project, and operation ot the Kansas River reservoir system, p.
Trager targets flatheads in the sticks on the Kansas River and behind wing dams on the Missouri River.
Clinton Lake and the Kansas River (also known as the Kaw River), which flows through Lawrence, provide recreation opportunities.
Earlier this summer, under the river trail program, Salazar gave federal "national water trail" designation to the Alabama Scenic River Trail in the Mobile area; the Okefenokee Wilderness Canoe Trail in Georgia; the Mississippi River Trail in Missouri; and the Kansas River Trail.
In Kansas, Murray and Leonard (1962) listed only a few species occurring north of the Kansas River. The latest research in Missouri was that of Utterback (1914, 1915-16, 1917), and in South Dakota, the most recent publication was that of Over (1942).
[8] Pope, L.M., and Putnam, J.E., 1997, Effects Of Urbanization On Water Quality In The Kansas River, Shunganunga Creek Basin, And Soldier Creek, Topeka, Kansas, October 1993 Through September 1995: U.S.
As an organic market gardener for over 20 years in the Kansas River valley north of Lawrence, my gardening philosophy is that the healthiest soils produce the most nutritious food and that local/regional food systems will lessen climate-changing carbon emissions, improve the health of the consumer, and increase economic development for the region by capturing more food dollars locally.
Fish and Wildlife Service, 2000, Biological opinion on the operation of the Missouri River mainstem reservoir system, operation and maintenance of the Missouri River bank stabilization and navigation project, and operation of the Kansas River reservoir system: Minneapolis, Minn., U.S.
It continues east just slightly north of the Kansas border for about two hundred miles before heading south into Kansas where it joins the Kansas River. Today the Republican flows through what is primarily farm country.

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