Klamath River


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Klamath River

A river flowing about 400 km (250 mi) generally southwest from Upper Klamath Lake in southwest Oregon through northwest California to the Pacific Ocean. Most of its course is in the Klamath Mountains, a range rising to 2,751 m (9,025 ft).
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Noun1.Klamath River - a river flowing southwest from Oregon through northern California to the Pacific OceanKlamath River - a river flowing southwest from Oregon through northern California to the Pacific Ocean
Calif., California, Golden State, CA - a state in the western United States on the Pacific; the 3rd largest state; known for earthquakes
Beaver State, OR, Oregon - a state in northwestern United States on the Pacific
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Elastings, " and canoed down the Trinity and Klamath Rivers to the ocean.
The area of interest is west of the High Cascades from Puget Sound in the north to the mouth of the Klamath River in the south.
Through the oak trees, the dark headwaters of the Klamath River flow past in a hush.
Titles for the area reflect the nebulous boundaries: far northwestern California, the Redwood Coast, the Klamath River Ranges or simply Klamath Country.
In this case, ONRC Action (ONRC) (60) argued that the Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) (61) violated the Clean Water Act (CWA) (62) by discharging pollutants into the Klamath River without a permit.
He feels connected to both roots, but he is most himself when he's by himself, out in the forest, on the banks or in the flow of his beloved Klamath River. The language in "Charlie's Pride" is both lush and romantic.
Four dams on the Klamath River, which runs through Oregon and California, are scheduled for removal.
Shasta has been reported in a section of the Klamath River, California [18-21].
The Klamath Basin Restoration Agreement, signed in 2010 by energy company PacifiCorp, along with federal and state officials from Oregon and California, three Native American tribes and a handful of environmental groups, includes the removal of four hydroelectric dams on the Klamath River. It would resolve many of the issues, including refuge water shortages.
A well-known example of such a disease effect is the fish kill in the Lower Klamath River, where between 33,000 and 70,000 adult Chinook salmon died during their spawning migration in September and October of 2002 (California Department of Fish and Game 2004).
This memoir about growing up along the Klamath River in Northern California details the travails of life in a community with waning economic prospects and a vanishing culture.