Niobrara River


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Ni·o·brar·a River

 (nī′ə-brâr′ə)
A river, about 700 km (430 mi) long, rising in eastern Wyoming and flowing generally eastward to the Missouri River in northeast Nebraska.
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Noun1.Niobrara River - a tributary of the Missouri River
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Angling north, we made our way along the Niobrara River and picked a quaint campsite on some public land.
Officials said a Norfolk man was seen on top of his flooded car late Thursday before being swept away in the water and another man was swept away by waters when a dam collapsed on the Niobrara River.
Way up north along the Niobrara River, Keya Paha has put 43 whitetails into P&Y.
When rancher James Cook found devil's corkscrews on his property along the Niobrara River in 1891, he alerted Erwin H.
The Santee Sioux Reservation is located in northeast Nebraska along the Niobrara river which separates Nebraska and South Dakota.
The Keya Paha River drains 3319 [km.sup.2] in South Dakota and Nebraska before reaching its confluence with the Niobrara River. High discharge is observed during the spring (Mar.-Apr.) and normally decreases through September, although another peak often occurs during late fall (i.e., Oct.-Nov.; Harland, 2003).
Lightning strikes apparently sparked wildfires in the scenic Niobrara River Valley on Friday.
"Scenic Niobrara River Could Be Candidate for National Water Trails System" by Algis J.
Tributaries of the Loup River and the Niobrara River drain the eastern and central sections of the region.
the Elkhorn and Loup rivers), the Niobrara River flows across northern Nebraska to the Missouri River, while the White River in northwest Nebraska flows into South Dakota, and Hat Creek, a tributary of the Cheyenne River, drains a small area in the extreme northwestern corner of the state.
Standing Bear was chief of the Ponca Indians living along the Niobrara River in Northern Nebraska in the mid 1800s, when the US government moved many of the Indian tribes to the Oklahoma territory.